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Islamic State claims responsibility for attack in Afghanistan: AMAQ

13 May 2018 Reuters

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack on a government building in Afghanistan on Sunday, the Islamist militant group’s Amaq news agency said without providing any evidence. Afghan security forces battled for hours against a group of attackers who stormed a government building in the eastern city of Jalalabad after a coordinated assault that killed at least 15 people and wounded 42, local officials said. Reporting by Omar Fahmy, Writing by Arwa Gaballa, Editing by Angus MacSwanOur Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.

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