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Suicide Bombers Attack Audience At Kabul Play, Afghan Troops


The suicide bombing at a French-financed school was the second attack to hit Kabul on December 11.

Two suicide attacks in Kabul one targeting a play staged at a French-financed school killed at least nine people on December 11 in the latest wave of violence there as most NATO troops pull out of Afghanistan.

Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi says a suicide bomber blew himself up in the audience of the play at Istiqlal High School, which is attached to Kabul’s long-established French cultural center.

Afghan police say the teenage bomber killed at least one German citizen and injured seven people.

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says the attack killed several people but none of the dead were French citizens.

WATCH: Suicide Bombing Kills Afghan Soldiers In Kabul (natural sound)

Earlier on December 11, a suicide bomber targeted a bus carrying Afghan troops in Tangi Tarakhil on the outskirts of Kabul.

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid says the Taliban was responsible for that attack, which killed six soldiers in the Afghan National Army and injured 10 people, including civilians.

With reporting by Reuters, AP and AFP
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