Fears cross-border killings may stir up sectarian violence in Afghanistan

By Ben Doherty
Updated April 18 2018 - 10:10pm, first published December 8 2011 - 3:00am

AN OBSCURE and small Pakistani extremist cell has claimed responsibility for the unprecedented bombing of a Shiite Muslim religious ceremony in Kabul, but there are growing fears across Afghanistan the attack could open a new, sectarian, front in the country's long-running war.

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