One student killed and 14 wounded as Afghan special forces respond to explosions and gunfire at well-guarded campus
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack which, despite the size of the initial blast, appeared to have caused limited casualties
Power cuts followed the explosion and gunfire was reportedly heard
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The explosion occured among a large crowd of demonstrators in the Afghan capital
The blast took place during a protest march staged by the Hazara community over plans for a controversial new power line, which they say bypasses their home province.
Police official says terror group targeted cadets travelling between Wardak province and the capital
Minibus carrying judiciary employees hit during revenge attack in the outskirts of the city
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The high-profile attack came as officials from Afghanistan, Pakistan, the United States and China have been pressing for a resumption of the peace process
The Taliban has claimed responsiblity for the attack on Twitter
A Taliban spokesman said the attack targeted 'an invader's guest house'
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'Her name is Shukria, which means thanks giving/thanks. What a slap to humanity'
"With the help of god I stayed calm and defended myself, telling them how the Quran states a woman’s right to an equal education”