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Taliban says Kabul checkpoint bombing leaves ‘several’ people killed, wounded – National
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Taliban says Kabul checkpoint bombing leaves ‘several’ people killed, wounded – National

By Staff The Associated Press Posted January 1, 2023 8:17 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size A bomb exploded near a checkpoint at Kabul’s military airport Sunday morning killing and wounding “several” people, a Taliban official said, the first deadly blast of 2023 in Afghanistan. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but the regional affiliate of the Islamic State group– known as the Islamic State in Khorasan Province– has increased its attacks since the Taliban takeover in 2021. Targets have included Taliban patrols and members...