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More Than 40 Dead After Explosions In Afghanistan's Capital

At least three blasts rocked a nearby a Shiite cultural center Thursday morning in Kabul.
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More Than 40 Dead After Explosions In Afghanistan's Capital

At least 41 people are dead and more than 80 wounded after a series of explosions rocked Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Thursday morning.

The blasts hit a Shiite cultural center and the Afghan Voice news agency. CNN reports almost 100 people were at the cultural center at the time for the anniversary of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.

Kabul's deputy police chief said a suicide bomber set off the first blast inside the center. Then, at least two other nearby explosions followed.

ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack.