A suicide attack at a tutoring centre in the Afghan capital Kabul killed at least 32 people and wounded dozens, police said on Friday, but there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast.

Iran PressAsia: Kabul police spokesperson, Khalid Zadran, told Reuters the blast had happened. The official toll was reported as 32 people dead and 40 wounded.

The explosion happened inside an institute in the Dashti Barchi neighborhood of Kabul, said Zadran.  Security officials had arrived in the area to investigate, he added.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.

Interior ministry spokesman Abdul Nafy Takor tweeted: “Attacking civilian targets proves the enemy’s inhuman cruelty and lack of moral standards.”

Many of those living in the western area where the blast occurred are ethnic mostly Shia Muslims.


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