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    Huge Explosion Reported in Afghan Capital of Kabul

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    Taliban militant group has claimed the responsibility for the deadly Kabul attack that left at least five dead and 42 injured.

    A loud explosion, gunshots were heard in the diplomatic area of Kabul on Tuesday. The diplomatic area is located just beside of the presidential palace and the building of the Justice Ministry.

    According to the reports on the ground, it was a suicide attack. Eyewitnesses saw an old man in a white Toyota Corolla on the scene.

    According to the various reports, the explosion occurred in the parking garage near the Ministry of Justice.

    The blast was strong enough to rattle windows of the neighboring buildings.

    Afghan Ministry of Public Health confirmed at least 42 wounded.


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