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35 killed, injured in Kabul suicide blast

35 killed, injured in Kabul suicide blast

Jan 04, 2018 - 22:48

KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 35 people were killed and wounded in a suicide bombing in capital Kabul on Thursday evening.

The blast happened on security forces in the limits of ninth police district near to Shinozada private hospital. Police spokesman Basir Mujahid and Interior Ministry Spokesman Najib Danish confirmed the suicide attack but did not provide the detail.

Tawab Khan, the resident of locality, said a large number of security forces had gathered in the area after late afternoon crackdown against shopkeepers involved in the business of illicit substance.

Kabul Emergency Hospital in its tweet said 20 injured had been evacuated to the hospital.

According to some other sources 10 people were killed and 20 others injured in the blast.