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Huge bomb blast near German embassy in Kabul kills at least 80

No group has claimed responsibility; India and Pakistan condemn attack
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 05:50

A man injured in Wednesday's bomb explosion in Kabul. The unusually strong blast shattered windows and blew doors off their hinges in houses hundreds of metres away.


A POWERFUL bomb hidden in a sewage tanker exploded in the morning rush hour in the centre of the Afghan capital on Wednesday, police said, killing at least 80 people, wounding hundreds and damaging embassy buildings. The victims appeared mainly to have been Afghan civilians.

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