Afghanistan conflict: Bombers kill 20 at Kabul sports club

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image captionA car bomb targeted journalists and emergency services responding to an earlier suicide attack

A double suicide bombing at a wrestling club in the Afghan capital Kabul has killed at least 20 people and injured 70, officials say.

After a suicide bomber killed four people in the club, a second bomber in a car attacked emergency services responding to the incident.

Two journalists from the Tolo news channel were killed and four others injured by the car bomb.

The attacks happened in a predominantly Shia Muslim district of the city.

In a post on Twitter, Tolo's head, Lotfullah Najafizada, said the outlet had lost two of its best journalists.

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The attack has not yet been claimed by any group but so-called Islamic State has carried out similar attacks in the Dasht-e-Barchi district.

The neighbourhood is home to many members of the Hazara minority.

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