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Afghanistan: Blood and debris mark site of deadly Kabul attack03:02

Afghanistan: Blood and debris mark site of deadly Kabul attack

Afghanistan, Kabul
November 21, 2018 at 13:52 GMT +00:00 · Published

At least 47 people were killed and more than 80 others injured, according to the country’s Interior Ministry on Wednesday, after a Tuesday suicide bombing targeted a gathering of religious scholars in Kabul.

Footage shows the site of the attack with debris scattered in the Uranus Wedding Hall and stains of blood seen on the floor.

Ahmad Farid, a man wounded in the attack stated that people who had invited him to the gathering had said "it is a secure place without threats."

According to media, citing officials, the death toll has already reached 50 and might keep rising.

About 1,000 people had gathered in the Uranus Wedding Hall on Tuesday to mark the birthday of the prophet Muhammad when the attacker blew himself up in a hall in the middle of the crowd.

No one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

Afghanistan: Blood and debris mark site of deadly Kabul attack03:02
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At least 47 people were killed and more than 80 others injured, according to the country’s Interior Ministry on Wednesday, after a Tuesday suicide bombing targeted a gathering of religious scholars in Kabul.

Footage shows the site of the attack with debris scattered in the Uranus Wedding Hall and stains of blood seen on the floor.

Ahmad Farid, a man wounded in the attack stated that people who had invited him to the gathering had said "it is a secure place without threats."

According to media, citing officials, the death toll has already reached 50 and might keep rising.

About 1,000 people had gathered in the Uranus Wedding Hall on Tuesday to mark the birthday of the prophet Muhammad when the attacker blew himself up in a hall in the middle of the crowd.

No one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

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