More than 100 people are now known to
have been killed in a suicide bombing in Kabul.
Attackers drove an ambulance past a police checkpoint to get to
a crowded street in a district full of government buildings and
embassies. Afghanistan’s government has declared a day of mourning
for today, as funerals take place and relatives search hospitals for
The Taliban said it was behind the attack.
It was the deadliest attack in Afghanistan for months and took
place a week after an attack on a Kabul hotel in which 22 people were
Interior minister Wais Barmak said a number of people died in
hospital overnight and the death toll now stood at 103, with 235
wounded. Most of the injured are men, the BBC reported.
Source: Oman News Agency