Eight dead and 31 wounded in mortar shell attack on residential areas in Kabul

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Relatives stand around the dead body of a boy who was killed by a mortar shell attack in Kabul, Afghanistan on Saturday. Photo: AP Relatives stand around the dead body of a boy who was killed by a mortar shell attack in Kabul, Afghanistan on Saturday. Photo: AP

Relatives stand around the dead body of a boy who was killed by a mortar shell attack in Kabul, Afghanistan on Saturday. Photo: AP

  • No one took immediate responsibility for the early morning attack that also targeted an area of Kabul that houses diplomatic missions
  • US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was in Doha on Saturday to press for a reduction in violence in meetings with the Taliban

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Associated Press

Updated: 1:59am, 22 Nov, 2020