Dozens of people were injured in the explosion in Kabul
A car Packed with explosives exploded in the diplomatic district of the Afghan capital.
Moscow. May 31. INTERFAX.RU — a Strong explosion occurred near the diplomatic area of Kabul on Wednesday, reported BBC News. According to the Associated Press, those killed and wounded at least 50. CNN, citing local authorities reported that the victims at least 67.
As the representative of the Ministry of health of Afghanistan, in the capital’s hospitals received more than 60 wounded. He added that while doctors we don’t know about the number of victims.
50 killed in #Kabul. The blast took place in a high-security area near embassies but I doubt #Pakistan will ever claim its responsibility. pic.twitter.com/emcEA8cWuf
— Anu Tomar (@iam_anu12) 31 may 2017
Presumably on the square Zanbak blew up a car stuffed with explosives. The explosion caused panic. Police cordoned off the surrounding areas. Witnesses reported that the damage caused to many buildings, the Chinese news Agency “Xinhua” reported that affected the building where his office is located.
According to the Kabul police, an explosive device planted in a car was detonated near the building of the German Embassy. “There are also several other important sites and offices. It’s hard to say what was the specific purpose of explosion”, — said journalists the representative of police Basir Mujahid.
According to reports the AP, the explosion damaged more than 30 vehicles, the damage caused to buildings in a radius of about 1 km from the explosion site.
Massive Explosion Rips Through Downtown #Kabulhttps://t.co/B1nNUHfLgW pic.twitter.com/hHYcSVX6cB
— TOLOnews (@TOLOnews) 31 may 2017
No one has yet claimed responsibility for the bombing, but observers believe that he was one of the manifestations of the traditional “spring offensive” of the Taliban (the Taliban is recognized in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation terrorist and banned in Russia).
Over the past months in Kabul, there have been several suicide attacks. In particular, in may, the terrorist exploded near the convoy passing in front of the U.S. Embassy, killing at least eight civilians.