Afghan women display placards and chant slogans during a protest they call “Stop Hazara genocide” a day after a suicide bomb attack at Dasht-e-Barchi learning centre, in Kabul on Saturday. Photo: AFP
Afghan women display placards and chant slogans during a protest they call “Stop Hazara genocide” a day after a suicide bomb attack at Dasht-e-Barchi learning centre, in Kabul on Saturday. Photo: AFP
Afghanistan

United Nations raises Kabul classroom bombing death toll to 35 as women protest against ‘genocide’

  • UN mission says there are at least 35 fatalities, with an additional 82 wounded; more than 20 of those killed were girls and women
  • Dozens of women defy a Taliban ban on rallies to protest against the latest bloodshed in their community, carrying banners that read: ‘Stop killing Hazaras’

Afghan women display placards and chant slogans during a protest they call “Stop Hazara genocide” a day after a suicide bomb attack at Dasht-e-Barchi learning centre, in Kabul on Saturday. Photo: AFP
Afghan women display placards and chant slogans during a protest they call “Stop Hazara genocide” a day after a suicide bomb attack at Dasht-e-Barchi learning centre, in Kabul on Saturday. Photo: AFP
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