"This afternoon when a minibus carrying army cadets was coming out of the military academy, a suicide bomber on foot targeted them, martyring 15 and wounding four", defence ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri told AFP.
A suicide bomber killed at least 30 people inside a Shi'ite mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday night, a security official said, and a separate bombing killed at least another 20 at a mosque in the middle of the country.
In a statement on its website late Friday, ISIS said claimed its fighter Abu Ammar al-Turkmani "detonated his explosive vest among the apostates" during Friday prayers in the Imam Zaman mosque in western Kabul.
The United States strongly condemned the October 20 attacks and previous attacks in Afghanistan during a week in which USA drones strikes were reported to have killed more than 30 militants in the region.
"We commend the government and security forces of Afghanistan for their response to these attacks, and we offer our deepest condolences to the families and friends of those who were killed", the spokesperson said.
The attack takes this week's death toll from militant attacks to 200, and is the second major attack in Kabul in the past 24 hours.
Afghanistan's Shi'ite population has been heavily hit this year, with at least 84 people killed and 194 wounded in attacks on their mosques and religious ceremonies, according to a United Nations report released last week.
No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.
Residents say attendance at local Shia mosques in Kabul on Friday has dropped hugely due to fears of being targets.
Malaysian rescuers have a briefing at a construction site after a landslide in Penang, Malaysia , Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. Most people trapped are suspected to be foreign construction workers employed at the site, fire officials said.
They added: "Someone called 911, paramedics came and took Gerard to a nearby hospital where he was treated for his injuries". According to sources, the 47-year-old was riding in L.A. when he got cut off by a vehicle , causing the star to crash.
Jack Wilshere has hit back at Troy Deeney's comments about Arsenal players lacking "cojones" to battle it out during hard games. Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has claimed that Troy Deeney's comments on the character of the Gunners were "not justified".
The Senegalese winger picked up a hamstring duty while on worldwide duty with his national side and is sidelined for six weeks. The Reds got off to a great start after poor build up play from Maribor saw them surrender possession in a unsafe area.
Tottenham dominated possession in the first half but lacked penetration and they could have been behind at the interval. It wasn't a great performance. "The second half we changed it a little bit, we started to move the ball quicker".
PM Modi also appreciated the efforts of ally-turned foe-turned ally Nitish Kumar towards the development of the state. PM Narendra Modi also spoke about the current and former education system of India.
YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC boosted its stake in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise by 12.1% in the first quarter. The firm had revenue of $8.21 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $7.49 billion.
The IRCTC said all the passengers now hospitalised were out of danger and the same has been confirmed by hospital authorities. The catering of Tejas Express is managed by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC).
One of the largest political parties called for a halt to vote-counting Thursday, alleging voting irregularities and fraud. Sirleaf has led Liberia through a period of peace in the aftermath of a 14-year civil war that ended in 2003.
Jeremy Lin Out For Season With Ruptured Patella Tendon
The serious nature of the injury was immediately apparent when he yelled out "I'm done", laid on the floor and burst into tears. Lin, 29, is in his eighth season in the league and his second with the Nets. "He battled through injuries previous year ".
Met Eireann Issues Weather Warnings Ahead Of Storm Brian
Dave Reynolds, a forecaster for The Weather Company, said: "This storm is going to be large enough to affect the whole of the UK". Some transport disruption was "likely", with delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport all possible, the warning added.
Mourinho explains 'mission impossible' at Old Trafford
When is Benfica vs Manchester United? I'm not signing a new five-year contract and I'm not leaving for Paris St Germain. The manager caused concern among United fans over the week-end by saying his current job wouldn't be his last.
Dow opens above 23000 on strong IBM results
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Duchess of Cambridge dances with Paddington Bear
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Kyrie Irving on Boston
Irving, of course, requested and was traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Boston Celtics this summer. The All-Star point guard grew up in New Jersey, and is excited to be living on the East Coast again.
Korean lawmaker says N. Korea hacked war plans
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