Islamic State takes responsibility forattack on training center in eastern Afghan city
Islamic State claimed responsibility on Sunday for an attack on a midwife training centre in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Saturday that killed three staff.
The ultra-hardline militant group, which cited no evidence for its claim in a statement issued via its Amaq news agency, said the attack was carried out by two gunmen.
Islamic State has a stronghold in the province of Nangarhar surrounding Jalalabad, bordering Pakistan.
(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)