Islamic State claimed responsibility for a blast that hit a voter registration center in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday، the militant group’s AMAQ news agency said، according to Reuters. The blast، carried out by a suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest، killed at least 31 people and wounded 54 others، a health ministry spokesman said.
AMAQ did not provide further details or evidence to back up its report. A suicide attack on a voter registration center in Kabul on Sunday killed at least 31 people and wounded 54 others، the health ministry said، Al-Arabiya reported.
The new death toll given by spokesman Wahid Majroh could not be immediately confirmed. But a police official told AFP on condition of anonymity that at least 25 people had been killed and 70 wounded.
It was earlier reported that a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a voter registration center in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday، killing at least four people and wounding more than 20، officials said.