Attack on police kills scores in Afghanistan, Taliban claims responsibility
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for an attack on a police academy near the capital, Kabul, that killed dozens of recruits.
At least 27 people were killed and another 40 wounded in the suicide blasts, a government official told the Reuters news agency.
Mousa Rahmati, the district governor of Paghman, told the Associated Press that Thursday’s attack took place around 20km west of Kabul.
He said the trainee police officers were returning from a training centre in Wardak province and were heading to the capital on leave.
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