Afghanistan: Deadly blasts target Kabul sports club

An injured boy is held up outside a hospital following a deadly attack in Kabul Afghanistan Sept. 5 2018. AP

A Suicide Bomber blew himself up at a wrestling club in a Shi'ite neighbourhood of the Afghan Capital, Kabul, on Wednesday, followed by a second blast apparently targeting the emergency services and journalists.

The first two blasts occurred when a suicide bomber detonated himself inside a gym at a wrestling event while a vehicle bomb was triggered soon after, as first responders attended the scene.

The same day, militants killed eight police officers in Takhar Province when they stormed a checkpoint in the Khawja Ghar district, a local provincial council member, Rohullah Raoufi, said.

"We join Afghans in expressing our revulsion at such a callous attack", Yamamoto said.

No individual or group has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident but the loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan have in the past claimed such attacks, particularly in West of Kabul city.

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Public Health Ministry spokesman Wahid Majroh said four bodies had been recovered and 18 wounded had been taken to hospitals but the final casualty toll had not been established.

The group said it was behind that attack, which drew global condemnation and came amid a wave of deadly violence across the country. At least 11 were killed in the first six months of the year, the Afghan Journalists Safety Committee said in a report, describing the period as the "bloodiest".

The attack was carried out by a suicide bomber.

Since January, there have been at least 17 attacks in Kabul that have killed at least 430 people.

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