Suicide blast kills four in Kabul as president inaugurated: police

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SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association)

A Taliban suicide attacker killed four civilians and injured two near Kabul airport on Monday as Ashraf Ghani was inaugurated as Afghan president at a ceremony in the city.

“We can confirm a suicide bomber on foot detonated near the airport, killing four people and wounding two,” said a spokesman for the police investigation department.

The Taliban claimed responsibility via a recognised Twitter account, saying foreign and Afghan soldiers had been targeted.

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