Blast in Afghan capital causes numerous casualties

Reuters News
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Posted: Oct 31, 2017 8:08 AM

KABUL (Reuters) - A blast in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday caused numerous casualties, Reuters witnesses and Afghan officials said.

A Reuters television team saw at least eight people who appeared to have been killed, besides several wounded at the explosion site in the city's Wazir Akbar Khan area.

A public health official said three dead bodies and 10 wounded had been taken to city hospitals.

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(Reporting by Akram Walizada, Sayed Hassib, Mirwais Harooni; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)