31 May '17, 4am

JUST IN: Dozens killed in massive blast in #Kabul near diplomatic quarters: Afghan official

KABUL: A massive blast rocked Kabul's diplomatic quarters during the morning rush hour on Wednesday (May 31) the latest attack to hit the Afghan capital. Afghan officials said at least 50 people have been killed or wounded by a suicide car bombing, according to AP. A huge plume of smoke could be seen rising from the area but it was not clear what the target was and there was no immediate confirmation of any casualties. An Afghan security force member stands at the site of a car bomb attack in Kabul on May 31, 2017. SHAH MARAI / AFP Witnesses said dozens of cars were blocking roads and some wounded people could be seen. Advertisement Advertisement There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but the attack came as the resurgent Taliban are stepping up their annual "spring offensive". Huge blast in Kabul's diplomatic quarter on Wednesday AFP/AFP The Islamic State group ha...

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