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Nine dead, more than 90 wounded after Kabul blast - health official
May 31, 2017 / 6:03 AM / 6 months ago

Nine dead, more than 90 wounded after Kabul blast - health official

KABUL (Reuters) - At least nine people were killed and more than 90 wounded were taken to Kabul hospitals after a huge car bomb exploded in the Afghan capital on Wednesday, a public health official said, and the casualty total could rise.

Smoke rises from the site of a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan May 31, 2017. REUTERS/Hamid Sayedi/Files

Witnesses said they saw crowds gathered around ambulances that carried the dead and wounded to hospitals, trying to identify bodies.

Reporting by James Mackenzie; Editing by Paul Tait

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