Two journalists among at least 20 killed in twin blasts in Kabul

In Afghanistan, at least 20 people including two Journalists were killed and 70 injured in twin blasts at a Kabul wrestling club on Wednesday.

Police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai said it is the latest deadly assault on the capital.

An hour after a suicide bomber blew himself up inside the sports hall in a heavily Shiite neighbourhood, a car packed with explosives detonated as journalists and security forces gathered at the scene.

At least four journalists were wounded in the second explosion. The Interior Ministry and Afghan security source confirmed the casualty toll.

The attack comes a day after the Taliban announced the death of Jalaluddin Haqqani, who founded the eponymous militant group which is widely suspected of being behind some of the attacks in Kabul.

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the twin explosions.

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