Islamic State claims responsibility for attack in Herat, Afghanistan
CAIRO (Reuters) – Islamic State claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on Saturday in the western Afghan city of Herat, it said in a post on Telegram on Sunday.
At least six people were killed when a blast ripped through a minivan in the city, officials said. Since the Taliban took over in August, a series of blasts and attacks, some claimed by Islamic State, have taken place across Afghanistan.
(This story was refiled to fix typo in headline)
(Reporting By Moaz Abd-Alaziz; Editing by Frances Kerry)