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40 killed, 32 injured in blasts near Afghan news agency office in Kabul

28 December 2017 10:55


Multiple blasts near an office of a media outlet in the Afghan capital of Kabul have left at least 40 people dead and 32 others injured, officials say.

The explosions hit near the office of the Afghan Voice news agency in the west of Kabul on Thursday, also causing serious damage to the site.

“There were two explosions. We still do not know the target of the attack, but Afghan Voice Agency is in the area of the attack,” Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said.

The ministry had initially provided a death toll of five.

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