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Afghanistan: Wounded treated at scene of Kabul car bomb blast02:19

Afghanistan: Wounded treated at scene of Kabul car bomb blast

Afghanistan, Kabul
May 31, 2017 at 09:19 GMT -00:00 · Published

At least 80 people were confirmed dead and over 350 wounded after a car bomb exploded in the Wazir Akbar Khan area of Kabul near a number of embassy buildings on Wednesday morning.

Spokesperson of Ministry of Interior Najib Danish stated that "at 08:25 AM [03:55 GMT] this morning a suicide blast occurred in District 10, near to Zanbaq Square. Early reports indicate that it was a car bomb."

Security forces and emergency vehicles rushed to and from the blast site, cordoning-off the area and aiding the injured.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

Afghanistan: Wounded treated at scene of Kabul car bomb blast02:19
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At least 80 people were confirmed dead and over 350 wounded after a car bomb exploded in the Wazir Akbar Khan area of Kabul near a number of embassy buildings on Wednesday morning.

Spokesperson of Ministry of Interior Najib Danish stated that "at 08:25 AM [03:55 GMT] this morning a suicide blast occurred in District 10, near to Zanbaq Square. Early reports indicate that it was a car bomb."

Security forces and emergency vehicles rushed to and from the blast site, cordoning-off the area and aiding the injured.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

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