The double bombing came less than two weeks after gunmen attacked the American University in Kabul, killing 13 people.
At least two attackers are killed, a police official said
The kidnappers were wearing Afghan security uniforms
"With all this misery, the government doesn't care about its own citizens."
The Taliban, a fierce enemy of Islamic State, had issued a statement denying any involvement
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Police chief Abdul Rahman Rahimi said civilians and members of the Afghan security forces were among the dead and wounded
He would "emphasize U.S. support" for the government and its security forces