Islamic State claims responsibility for attack near Iraqi embassy in Kabul
Afghan security forces battled gunmen near a police compound and the nearby Iraqi embassy on Monday.world Updated: Jul 31, 2017 14:00 IST
Islamic State claimed responsibility on Monday for a suicide attack that targeted the Iraqi embassy in the Afghan capital Kabul, the group’s Amaq news agency reported.
Afghan security forces battled gunmen near a police compound and the nearby Iraqi embassy on Monday. They said the attackers appeared to have taken cover in the embassy building in a business district of the city, from where smoke could be seen rising.