Suicide bomber hits Kabul police academy

2015-08-07 19:52
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Kabul - Afghan officials say a suicide bomber has struck outside the gates of a police academy in Kabul, killing at least 20 recruits.

A police officer, who goes by the name of Mabibullha, says the attacker walked into a group of recruits waiting outside the police academy and detonated his explosives-laden vest on Friday evening.

Another police officer, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorised to talk to reporters, says there were also at least 25 wounded among the recruits.

Nobody claimed responsibility for the attack, the second large bombing on Friday in the Afghan capital. Earlier in the day a massive truck bomb killed at least 15 people near a government complex and a military base in a residential area of Kabul.

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