Afghan school bombing kills 19 people, mostly girls

Mães se desesperam em frente à escola na capital, Cabul, onde terrorista cometeu atentado suicida na ala feminina
Mothers despair in front of the school in the capital, Kabul, where terrorist committed suicide bombing in the female ward

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At least 19 people died and others 380 were injured this Friday (30) in an attack by a suicide bomber inside a school in western Kabul, Afghanistan. The institution is mainly attended by members of the Shia Hazara minority. At the time of the attack, hundreds of students were in the building.

30161444Witnesses eyepieces told Efe that the terrorist detonated his explosives in the female wing of a classroom.

The explosion took place inside one of the classrooms during a preparatory test for university entrance exams, when the school was packed with students, according to Kabul police. 30161444“The students started screaming and running, and suddenly the shooter entered the classroom from the classroom wing. girls (…) and it exploded among the students”, a witness told Efe. “He blew himself up among the girls, and most of the victims are girls too,” he said. The attack has not yet been claimed by any terrorist group.

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