Huge car bomb near embassies in Afghan capital, several killed

Men move an injured man to a hospital after a blast in Kabul Afghanistan

Huge car bomb near embassies in Afghan capital, several killed

About 60 injured people were admitted to nearby hospitals after the blast, local TV channel Tolo News quoted health officials as saying. There have been no details yet on the death toll.

The suicide bombing took place in an area close to foreign embassies and the presidential palace. It has caused widespread damage. Reports are coming that the glass panes of the windows and doors of the Indian embassy are damaged. "It is hard to say what the bomber's exact target was", Mujahid said.

A vehicle bomb exploded in Afghanistan's capital city Kabul on Wednesday, killing several people and injuring scores of others.

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Witnesses said dozens of cars were blocking roads and some wounded people could be seen. Images of shattered glass carpeting a large area of the square are also being shared widely on social media. The bombing killed 58 people and wounded 141.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack but, the capital city was previously targeted by the resurgent Taliban and the Islamic State group (ISIS).

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