This attack happens as earlier this month in another Islamic State suicide bomber targeted Afghanistan's ethnic Hazaras, killing nine people and wounded 18 others. "The martyrdom operation carried out with a suicide vest struck a Shiite gathering during their Nauruz holiday celebrations in the city of Kabul", it said.
Afghan firefighters clean up the site of a deadly suicidebombing near Kabul University, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Women and children were among the casualties, he said.
"There were more than a hundred people gathered when suddenly the explosion occurred", Ameer Hussaini, a witness, told The Times.
The March 21 festival is celebrated mainly in Iran, Afghanistan, India, and Turkic republics such as Azerbaijan, Caucasus countries, Albania and Macedonia.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani condemned the attack in a statement, calling it a "crime against humanity".
Girl shot at Maryland high school identified, in critical care
A school resource officer engaged the shooter after he started firing, quickly containing the situation, Cameron told reporters. Mary's County Sheriff Tim Cameron said during an afternoon press conference it's not yet known if Rollins was shot by the SRO.
Fifth package bomb strikes Texas amid 'serial-bomber' fears
Investigators believe the Austin bombings are related, Manley said, "because of some of the specific components of these devices". Authorities say the package that exploded at a FedEx ground facility near San Antonio was on a conveyer belt when it detonated.
Another hardliner takes charge of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat
Some months ago, Sehrai wrote a five-page letter to Geelani expressing his displeasure about some developments within the faction. Geelani, 88, cited his falling health and curbs on him by government as reason for resigning from the post of TeH's chairman.
'Black Panther' Tops Box Office for Fifth Straight Week
But it did gang-busters overseas tapping into $102.5 million for a worldwide take of $126 million. according to Box Office Mojo . So far, it's getting that help with $84.5 million from 65 markets this weekend and is highest internationally among all films.
Bill Hader Reprises Role of Stefon on Saturday Night Live
Meanwhile, his assistant who complained he was a "bit forward", also resigned, "because I was so sorry at how it all turned out". This included Kate McKinnon playing Jeff Sessions , who had to bemoan taking away the pension from a "Christian white".
Packers plan to release Jordy Nelson
Nelson tore his ACL in the 2015 season but bounced back in the 2016 season with 97 catches for 1,257 yards and 14 touchdowns. Nelson's release figures to foreshadow more moves for the Packers , who could use an upgrade at tight end.
Raiders to sign TE Carrier to three-year deal
Smith is primarily a blocking tight end, and Gruden professed his liking for those at the combine in Indianapolis. The Silver and Black have released cornerback Sean Smith , a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.