US Ambassador to Afghanistan John R. Bass said: "The United States continues to stand with all Afghans in their pursuit of peace, security, and prosperity".
At least 40 people were killed and many others wounded in multiple blasts at a Shiite cultural centre in Kabul on Thursday, officials said, in the latest violence to hit the Afghan capital. All the casualties reported were of civilian passersby.
President Ashraf Ghani's spokesperson condemned the "unpardonable" crime, and his office has ordered a full investigation into the attack.
On Thursday, more than 40 people were killed and dozens wounded in a suicide bombing at a cultural center in Kabul, Afghanistan.
It has frequently fought Taliban militants and has been heavily targeted by United States air strikes and Special Forces operations in its main stronghold in Nangarhar province.
Meanwhile, the apparent attack on a media organization also prompted outrage in many like Mujib Khilwatgar, CEO of the Nai, a media advocacy group, who told Pajhwok New that the Afghan Voice news agency was the target of the attack. "The terrorists have attacked our mosques, our holy places and now our cultural center".
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He called them attacks as against Islam and "all human values". They then set off explosive devices in the basement of the building where scores of people had gathered to mark the December 1979 invasion of Afghanistan by the former Soviet Union, he said.
The IS group statement said the attack was carried out by one bomber wearing a vest and followed three other bomb blasts in the same area. Women and children were among the dead at the center, which accounted for the vast majority of the casualties.
Afghan Voice has Shiite links but there was no immediate claim of responsibility.
Dawlat Abad District Gov. Mohammad Karim said Thursday the powerful mine killed six shepherd children Wednesday ages 10, 9 and 8.
Afghanistan has the highest number of mine victims in the world, which along with other roadside bombs kill or wound an estimated 140 people every month.
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