Category: Kabul

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Devastating scenes as 95 people killed in Kabul

Kabul reacted in despair and fear on Sunday, a day after a suicide bomb killed and wounded more than 250 people in the worst attack seen in the Afghan capital in months. There was a mix of helpless anger at the seemingly endless wave of attacks after an ambulance packed with explosives blew up in…

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Sizable blast rocks Afghanistan’s Kabul

A blast has rocked the Afghan capital, Kabul, with images posted to social media showing huge plumes of dark smoke rising above the city. Reports on Saturday said the explosion was close to an old interior ministry building. Emergency vehicles could be herd in the city centre, TOLO news reported. Witnesses near the city centre…

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Gunmen ‘attack’ InterContinental Lodge in Kabul

Afghan special forces are fighting gunmen who have attacked a major hotel in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul. Four attackers armed with automatic weapons stormed Inter-Continental Hotel on Saturday, security sources told Al Jazeera. It is believed that suicide bombers are among them. There were reports that a number of people were being held hostage, while a witness…