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    Fire in Residential Building Kills 3, Injures 44 in Kabul – Ministry (PHOTO)

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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - At least three people were killed and 44 sustained injuries in Kabul as a residential building caught fire on Thursday night, the spokesman for the Afghan Ministry of Public Health said.

    "44 injured & 3 died in last night building fire at Charahe Abdul Haq, #kabul #Afghanistan," Wahidullah Mayar tweeted on Friday.

    According to Mayar, at least six people are in critical condition.

    ​Meanwhile, the Khaama Press News Agency reported that initially, an LPG station caught fire, which then spread to the residential building located nearby.

    READ MORE: Explosion Rocks Area Near Government Compound in Kabul (PHOTO)

    The causes of the incident are yet to be established.

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