Women protest in Kabul after suicide bomber killed dozens of female students

Protesters marched through the streets of Kabul on Saturday, Oct. 1, a day after a suicide bombing killed dozens of Afghan students preparing for university entrance exams, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) reported. The UN Assistant Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said 35 students were killed and 82 injured. The majority of the victims were girls and young women from the Hazara community, a mainly Shia Muslim ethnic minority, UNAMA said. RFE/RL reported that protesters marched past a hospital where victims were treated while chanting “Stop Hazara genocide” and “It is not a crime to be a Shia.” Credit: RFE/RL via Storyful

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