Afghanistan: Islamic State claims deadly minibus bombings

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The Islamic State (IS) terror group claimed two bomb blasts aboard minibuses that killed at least nine people on Thursday in Afghanistan’s Mazar-i-Sharif, a week after a deadly explosion at a Shia mosque in the northern city. The number of violent public attacks across Afghanistan has fallen since the Taliban returned to power last August, but the Sunni extremist Islamic State group has continued to target Shia Muslims, whom they view as heretics. A string of deadly bombings targeting minority communities has convulsed the country in the past two weeks during the fasting month of Ramadan. Thur…

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