September 17, 2019 / 10:24 AM / a year ago

Taliban militant group claims Afghan blasts, says dozens dead

KABUL (Reuters) - The Taliban insurgent group claimed responsibility for two blasts which it said killed dozens of people in Afghanistan on Tuesday.

The suicide attacks targeted Afghan security forces, the group’s spokesman said.

The explosions, in the capital Kabul and central province of Parwan, killed at least 30 people and injured 45 others, according to police and health officials.

Reporting by Hameed Fahrzad and Abdul Qadir Sediqi; Writing by Paul Carsten; Editing by Andrew Heavens

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