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Several Killed After Car Bomb Explodes Near Foreign Embassies in Afghan Capital

© REUTERS / Omar SobhaniAn Afghan man reacts at the site of a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan May 31, 2017.
An Afghan man reacts at the site of a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan May 31, 2017. - Sputnik International
A big explosion rocked the centre of Afghan capital of Kabul, killing several people and injuring others.

Ambulance in Afghanistan. (File) - Sputnik International
Blast Rocks Afghan Capital of Kabul Near US Embassy
A big explosion rocked the center of the Afghan capital of Kabul on Wednesday, Reuters reported. Several buildings were damaged, the explosion reportedly shattered all the windows and glass at the Wall Street Journal bureau, damaged China's Xinhua news agency office building and German embassy, according to an eyewitness.

Afghan Interior Ministry's spokesman Najib Danish has confirmed the incident to media outlets adding that a suicide bomber detonated a vehicle packed with explosives close to the Zanbaq square.

At least 65 people were said to have been killed in an explosion and 325 wounded in the Afghan capital of Kabul, local media quoted the Ministry of Public Health.

"Death toll rises to 65, & 325 wounded in #Kabul blast, spokesman for Ministry of Public Health, confirms," the TOLOnews broadcaster said on Twitter.

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