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At least 40 people killed or wounded in Kabul blast: interior ministry

May 31. 2017
Afghan security forces personnel are seen at the site of a car bomb attack in Kabul on May 31, 2017. // AFP PHOTO
Afghan security forces personnel are seen at the site of a car bomb attack in Kabul on May 31, 2017. // AFP PHOTO
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By Agence France-Presse

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KABUL, Afghanistan - At least 40 people were killed or wounded in a powerful blast in Kabul's diplomatic quarter early Wednesday, an interior ministry spokesman said.

The spokesman, Najib Danish, said he was unable to give a breakdown of the toll. A health ministry spokesman said more than 60 wounded people, mainly civilians, had been rushed to Kabul hospitals, adding: "We don't know the number of killed yet".

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