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80 dead as ISIS claims twin blasts during Kabul protest

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DEADLY ATTACK. People collect the belongings of the victims at the scene of a suicide bomb attack that targeted a demonstration of Hazara minority in Kabul, Afghanistan, July 23, 2016. Photo by Jawad Jalali/EPA

The attack represents a major escalation for the ISIS group, which so has largely been confined to the eastern province of Nangarhar

KABUL, Afghanistan (July 24, 2016) — Islamic State group jihadists (IS, formerly known as ISIS or the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq) claimed responsibility for twin explosions Saturday, July 23, that ripped through crowds of Shiite Hazaras in Kabul, killing at least 80 people and wounding 231 others in their first major attack in the Afghan capital.  Continue reading 80 dead as ISIS claims twin blasts during Kabul protest