A wounded boy receives treatment at a hospital after a deadly bomb blast at a religious school in Aybak in northern Afghanistan. Photo: AP
A wounded boy receives treatment at a hospital after a deadly bomb blast at a religious school in Aybak in northern Afghanistan. Photo: AP
Afghanistan

Blast hits school in north Afghanistan, killing at least 16, mostly students

  • More than 20 people were also wounded in the explosion at a religious school in the ancient provincial capital of Aybak, which was once a Buddhist community
  • Nobody claimed responsibility for the blast, but IS stages attacks across the country despite the Taliban’s return to power bringing an end to its insurgency

A wounded boy receives treatment at a hospital after a deadly bomb blast at a religious school in Aybak in northern Afghanistan. Photo: AP
A wounded boy receives treatment at a hospital after a deadly bomb blast at a religious school in Aybak in northern Afghanistan. Photo: AP
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