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31 killed, 54 wounded in Kabul bombing

At least 31 people were killed and 54 others wounded in a suicide attack on a voter registration center in the Dasht-i-Barchi area of the capital Kabul on Sunday morning, official said.
31 killed, 54 wounded in Kabul bombing
 AVA- Hashmatullah Stanikzai, Kabul police official, told Pajhwok Afghan News the explosion happened when a suicide bomber targeted civilians who had gathered to receive identity cards at 10am.
Dr. Wahid Majroh, spokesman for the Ministry of Public Health, said 31 dead and 54 injured individuals had been evacuated to hospitals from the blast site.
But, an eyewitness, Mohammad Amin, said dozens of people were killed and wounded in the suicide attack. According to another eyewitness, about 30 people have been killed.
The huge explosion echoed across the city, shattering windows miles away from the site and damaging several nearby vehicles. Police blocked all roads to the site, with only ambulances allowed in.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast. 
Source : Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)
Sunday 22 April 2018 14:40
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