Injured People and Security Services Seen in Aftermath of Deadly Kabul Blast

StoryfulNewsPublished: May 31, 2017221 views
Published: May 31, 2017

At least 80 people were killed and hundreds more injured in a massive blast in Kabul, Afghanistan, on May 31, according to <a href="https://twitter.com/AhMukhtar/status/869808553648832513" target="_blank">reports</a> citing a ministry of health spokesman.

The powerful explosion shattered windows hundred of yards away from the blast site, which was centered in an area of the Afghan capital that is home to embassies and malls. The French and Germany embassies were damaged. <a href="https://twitter.com/dpa_intl/status/869835029752549377" target="_blank">German reports said</a> embassy staff were injured, and an Afghan security guard killed. The <a href="https://twitter.com/BBCNewsPR" target="_blank"><span class="caps">BBC</span> said</a> one of its drivers, Mohammed Nazir, was killed, and four journalists injured.

A Taliban spokesman <a href="https://twitter.com/sayedsalahuddin/status/869833234846277632" target="_blank">reportedly</a> denied the group was responsible for the attack.

This footage shows the aftermath of the blast. Emergency services are seen on the seen and a number of injured people are also evident.

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