May 31, 2017 / 8:28 AM / 3 months ago

Taliban deny responsibility for Kabul blast

An Afghan policeman past walked next to a damaged vehicle after a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan May 31, 2017.Mohammad Ismail

KABUL (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban denied responsibility for a vehicle bomb attack in Kabul on Wednesday that killed at least 80 people and wounded more than 350.

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in a statement the movement's fighters had no involvement and said the movement condemned any such untargeted attacks that caused civilian casualties.

Reporting by Mirwais Harooni; Editing by Nick Macfie

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