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Double suicide blasts kill dozens in Kabul

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>> Back to back suicide blasts rocking the Afghan capital Cobble on Monday, killing at least 24 people including an army general, and wounding nearly 100 more. Security forces, police, and passers by rushing to help the victims in the first explosion, lured in and caught by a second deadly blast.
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>> When people came to either help the wounded or see what happened after the first blast, the second explosion went off. It killed laborers, women, and children. They were all poor people, family bread winners, and they were all innocent.>> The Taliban has been quick to claim responsibility for the brazen attack.
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Hours later, a third explosion shook the city, followed by sporadic gunfire. Officials warned the death toll may rise as workers pick apart debris. This, the deadliest strike on Cobble since a suicide bomber killed at least 80 people in a protest last July. International donors are expected to increase pledges to support Afghanistan's struggle against militancy.
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These attacks highlighting the country's instability, as it grapples with the resurgent Taliban on a nationwide rampage.