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19 dead in suicide blast at Kabul educational centre
19 dead in suicide blast at Kabul educational centre

Kabul, Oct 1 (TIWN) At least 19 people were killed and 27 others injured on Friday in a suicide blast at an education centre in Kabul, a police spokesman in the Afghan capital confirmed.

"Students were preparing for an exam when a suicide bomber struck at this educational centre. Unfortunately, 19 people have been martyred and 27 others wounded," Kabul police spokesman Khalid Zadran said.   Kaaj Higher Educational Center coaches students, mainly adult men and women, to prepare for university entrance exams.  Families rushed to area hospitals, where ambulances were arriving with victims and lists of those confirmed dead and wounded were posted to the walls.  "We didn't find her here," a distressed woman looking for her sister at one of the hospitals told AFP. "She was 19 years old."  "We are calling her but she's not responding."

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