Taliban Blasts Kill 24 in Deadliest Attack in Kabul Since July

  • More than 90 others wounded in bombings near Defense Ministry
  • Bombings come amid a political spat between Afghan leaders

Afghan police inspect the site of a suicide attack near the Afghan Defense Ministry in Kabul, on Sept. 5, 2016.

Photographer: Rahmat Gul/AP Photo

Two bomb blasts claimed by the Taliban killed at least 24 people outside the Afghan Defense Ministry on Monday, the deadliest attack in the capital Kabul since July as the government remains stymied in a political deadlock.

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