IG* has claimed responsibility for the attack at a mosque in Kabul

© 2017 AFP / Shah Marai Police near the scene of attacks by suicide bombers in Kabul, Afghanistan. 28 Dec 2017IG* has claimed responsibility for the attack at a mosque in Kabul© AFP 2017 / Shah Marai

Terrorist organization «Islamic state»* has claimed responsibility for the attack in the Afghan capital, reports Reuters with reference to the statement of the militants.

The explosion occurred in the morning in the West of Kabul, killing 40 people, injuring at least 30. The target of the attack, according to preliminary data, became a local news Agency and cultural center.

As informs television channel 1TV, citing Deputy press Secretary of the Ministry of interior Nusrat Rahimi, the first explosive device detonated a suicide bomber, in this explosion and people died. Then worked two magnetic mines placed on the walls of the cultural center.

* A terrorist organization banned in Russia.

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