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Afghanistan
Six Killed, 16 Wounded In Kabul Suicide Attack
2019-05-31
[ToloNews] At least six people were killed and 16 others were maimed in a suicide kaboom close to Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Kabul city on Thursday, Kabul police confirmed.

The attack took place at 12:10pm Kabul time at the entrance gate of Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Kabul's PD5, according to the officials.

Ministry of Interior said coppers at the gate recognized the suicide attacker and when a policeman was trying to unarm him and prevent him from entering the university, he detonated his explosives.

The ministry said four civilians are also among those maimed.

Eyewitnesses said the jacket wallah detonated his explosives among the cadets who were leaving the university.

All those maimed have been transferred to hospitals, officials said.
No group including the Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
has grabbed credit for the attack.
Al Ahram adds:
The college is one of Afghanistan’s main officer training academies.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, which came as Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
representatives met senior Afghan politicians in Moscow as part of efforts to reach a settlement to end the 18-year-long conflict.
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