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At Least 18 Dead, Including Children, In Suicide Attack In Afghan Capital

Added 10-24-20 02:07:02pm EST - “Afghanistan's interior ministry said at least 57 others were wounded in the bombing outside of an education center in a heavily Shiite neighborhood in Kabul.” - Npr.org

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Npr.org: “At Least 18 Dead, Including Children, In Suicide Attack In Afghan Capital ”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Patients are treated at a hospital after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday. Dozens were injured. Mariam Zuhaib/AP hide caption

Patients are treated at a hospital after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday. Dozens were injured.

Officials in Afghanistan say at least 18 people are dead, including schoolchildren, from a suicide attack outside of an education center in the capital of Kabul.

The country's interior ministry confirmed that more than 57 others were wounded Saturday after the explosion went off in a heavily Shiite neighborhood, The Associated Press reported.

Interior ministry spokesman Tariq Arian said the attacker attempted to enter the center but was stopped by security guards, according to the AP. The attacker then set off the explosives in a nearby alley, the Agence France-Presse reported.

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