Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Deadly Minivan Attack That Killed Six People in Afghan City of Herat

A vehicle burns in the street after a blast ripped through a minivan in the city of Herat, Afghanistan, January 22, 2022 in this screenshot taken from a video obtained by 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.

SOURCE: Reuters