In the Afghan capital Kabul, at least 40 people were killed and 30 were injured in the attack in the cultural-information center. This is with reference to the information from Ministry of internal Affairs of the country according to local television station TOLOnews.
A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to the center at 10:30 local time (08:00 Kyiv time). According to eyewitnesses, at the moment of explosion there were community activists who came to the event.
Among the dead are women and children. Many of the wounded are in critical condition. According to officials, the number of victims can increase.
The terrorist attack (photos tolonews.com)
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So far, no group including the Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Video TOLOnews channel from the scene of the attack:
#KABUL ATTACK – Footage of the victims of the Kabul suicide attacks that killed 40 and wounded 30. The Taliban has rejected any involvement in the attack. pic.twitter.com/t3D6qfc8rz
– TOLOnews (@TOLOnews) 28 grudnia 2017 R.
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