Afghanistan: ISIL claims attack targeting journalists in Mazar-i-Sharif

The ISIL (ISIS) armed group has claimed responsibility for a bomb attack that killed a security guard and wounded a group of journalists and children in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif this week.

The blast targeting media workers was caused by a “parcel bomb that IS fighters managed to place and detona”, the group said in a statement via its Amaq News Agency on Sunday.

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Source: Al Jazeera