31 May '17, 4am

Dozens killed in massive blast in Kabul diplomatic quarters

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 64 people have been killed or wounded by a suicide car bombing, according to AFP. 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 FRENCH AND GERMAN EMBASSIES DAMAGED The French and German embassies in Kabul were also damaged in Wednesday's car bomb attack, said French minister Marielle de Sarnez, who added there were no signs at this stage of any French vic...

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