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Afghanistan suicide attack death toll hits 18; al Qaida leader killed in recent operation

Added 10-24-20 09:18:08pm EST - “KABUL, Afghanistan ?" The death toll from the suicide attack Saturday in Afghanistan's capital has risen to at least 18 killed and 57 people wounded, including students, the interior ministry said. ?” - Nypost.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Nypost.com: “Afghanistan suicide attack death toll hits 18; al Qaida leader killed in recent operation”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

KABUL, Afghanistan — The death toll from the suicide attack Saturday in Afghanistan’s capital has risen to at least 18 killed and 57 people wounded, including students, the interior ministry said.

Afghan security officials separately announced on Saturday that a senior al-Qaida commander had been killed in a recent operation in the country’s east.

Saturday’s explosion in the capital struck outside an education center in a heavily Shiite neighborhood of western Kabul, Dasht-e-Barchi.

Interior Ministry spokesman Tariq Arian says that the attacker was trying to enter the center when he was stopped by security guards.

According to Arian, the casualty toll may rise further as family members of victims of the suicide bombing are still searching the several different hospitals where the wounded have been taken.

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