The New Paper

May 10, 2021

Bombing outside school in Kabul, Afghanistan kills over 60

A bombing outside a school in Kabul, Afghanistan killed over 60 people (primarily young school girls) on Saturday. While Afghan President Ghani blamed the Taliban, the Taliban denied responsibility and condemned the attack. No group has claimed responsibility. 

More context: The attack comes amid a US and NATO effort to remove all remaining troops from Afghanistan by September 2021.
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