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IS Claims Responsibility for Afghan Suicide Bombing

Afghan officials say a suicide blast has killed at least 29 people and wounded more than 50 others in Kabul.   Officials and witnesses say the bomber targeted a crowd during celebrations to mark the Persian new year, Nowruz, Wednesday near a Shi’ite Muslim neighborhood.   Islamic State claimed responsibility.   An Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman, Nasrat Rahimi, told VOA those killed and wounded were all civilians.   Police and rescue workers say the death toll...

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