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Nov 22, 2016
4 security officials suspended over Kabul attack
Ahmad Shah Erfanyar
Nov 22, 2016 - 18:15
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has suspended four officials of the sixth police district of Kabul over Monday’s suicide attack, an official said on Tuesday.
At least 30 people were killed and 64 others wounded as a suicide bomber attacked a religious ceremony in the sixth police district of Kabul on Monday, an official said. Islamic State or Daesh group claimed responsibility for the attack.
A statement from the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said the ministry’s leadership had decided to suspend duties of the sixth police district chief, intelligence chief, crime branch chief and counterterrorism chief over the incident.
The Ministry of Interior on Monday appointed a delegation to investigate the attack, the statement said, adding the delegation included MoI crime branch chief and had been tasked with fully investigation the attack.
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