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IS claims deadly attack near Russian embassy in Afghan capital

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The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing near the Russian embassy in Afghanistan’s capital on Monday that killed two embassy staff and four others.

An IS fighter “blew up his suicide vest in a gathering attended by Russian employees” near the embassy, the jihadist group said in a statement via Telegram channels.

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