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Deadly blasts near Afghan parliament

At least 22 people have been killed and 70 wounded in twin bombings near the Afghan parliament in Kabul, officials say. The attack took place during rush hour, as staff were leaving the parliament complex. Minutes after the blasts, a Taliban spokesperson said the group carried out the attack, targeting members of the Afghan intelligence agency. Most of the victims are said to be civilians, including parliament staff.

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