At approximately 0730 local time (0300 UTC) on 30 September 2022, a suicide bomber detonated his explosives at an education center in the predominantly Shiite Dasht-e-Barchi area in western Kabul, where a practice university test was underway. At least 19 people were killed in the bombing and nearly 30 others were wounded. No group has claimed immediate responsibility for the attack; however, the Islamic State in Khorasan Province – an affiliate of the Islamic State group — frequently targets Shiite neighborhoods in the city