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Islamic State group claims attack that caused Kabul blackout

2021-10-22T21:35:01.804Z

The Islamic State - Khorasan (EI-K), the most radical armed Islamist group in Afghanistan, claimed Friday (October 22) for the explosion against a ...



The Islamic State - Khorasan (EI-K), the most radical armed Islamist group in Afghanistan, claimed responsibility on Friday (October 22) for the explosion against a power line that plunged Kabul into darkness the night before.

In a statement published on its Telegram channels, the jihadist organization claims that

"the soldiers of the caliphate detonated a bomb on an electricity pylon in Kabul"

Thursday in order to damage the electricity sector.

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The Afghan capital was plunged into darkness on Thursday evening after an explosion that hit a high-voltage line, another blow to the Taliban regime.

The national electricity campaign announced that an explosion had

"destroyed an electricity pylon in the area of ​​Qala Murad Beg, in the Kabul region, and cut an imported 220 kV electricity line"

, causing the interruption of the

electricity supply.

current in the capital and some other regions.

Source: lefigaro

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