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Islamic State claims responsibility for explosion in the Afghan capital Kabul that kills at least 3

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a minivan explosion in the Afghan capital that killed at least three people. The militant group says it detonated an explosive late Tuesday hidden on a vehicle belonging to employees of Afghanistan’s main prison in Kabul, killing and wounding about 10 people. That’s according to a statement released by the group shortly after the attack. A police spokesman confirmed that a bomb had exploded but said three civilians were killed and four others wounded in the attack. He added that the explosion happened in the eastern part of the city and that police had detained one suspect.

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