Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the suicide attack that left at least 41 dead in Kabul.

The bomb attack on a Shiites cultural centre in the Afghanistan’s capital also left 84 people injured, with two children among those that lost their lives.

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According to Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman, Nasrat Rahimi, the attack that rocked the centre in the basement of a building in the west of the city at around 10:30 a.m. (12.30 a.m ET) Thursday, also hit the country’s News Agency.

The ISIS-affiliated Amaq News Agency said the terror group carried out the attack.

Ambulances and police vehicles ferried the dead and wounded to nearby hospitals.

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