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    Scores Killed in Bombing of Kabul Shiite Center, News Agency

    It’s part of a pattern. This morning’s attack in Kabul, which killed at least 40 people and wounded dozens more, continues a string of attacks on Shiite Muslim sites — but also on media agencies, which have become targets in recent years. The bombing apparently hit a ceremony to mark the 38th anniversary of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and a discussion panel with students, many of whom were reportedly among the victims. ISIS has claimed the attack, with some speculating it’s an attempt to provoke Shiite Afghans into sectarian conflict

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