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Massacre in Kabul - L'Osservatore Romano

At least 90 are dead and over 380 injured, according to current estimates, after a suicide bombingin Kabul during rush hour on Wednesday morning, 21 May. As children were on their way to school the explosion rang out in the diplomatic neighbourhood of ...and more »

Deadly Bombing in Kabul Is One of the Afghan War's Worst Strikes - New York Times

KABUL, Afghanistan — A truck bomb devastated a central area of Kabul near the presidential palace and foreign embassies on Wednesday, one of the deadliest strikes in the long Afghan war and a reminder of how the capital itself has become a lethal ...and more »

The Kabul Bombing: Wrenching Scenes of Carnage - New York Times

This article was updated on June 6, 2017, to reflect the increased death toll. Afghan officials updated the death toll of a devastating terror attack in the capital Kabul on May 31, saying 150 people were killed and more than 300 wounded, in a blast ...and more »

Massive blast in the heart of Kabul's diplomatic quarter kills at least 80 - Washington Post

KABUL — A massive blast tore through the diplomatic quarter of the Afghan capital Wednesday, killing at least 80 people and wounding more than 460, officials said. The devastation left Kabul in shock and underlined the country's security struggles as ...and more »

Kabul: at least 90 killed by massive car bomb in diplomatic quarter - The Guardian

A massive explosion in a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul has killed at least 90 people and wounded more than 461, Afghan officials have said. The attack is the deadliest in the Afghan capital since an Isis suicide bomber killed nearly 100 people ...and more »

Why deadly Kabul bombing is crisis for all of Afghanistan - The Guardian

Rise in attacks on Kabul after years of city's relative security a huge threat to the government, economy and civil society. Emma Graham-Harrison. Wed 31 May 2017 23.00 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 18.25 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

Nuremberg court frees young Afghan arrested ahead of deportation - Deutsche Welle

A court in Nuremberg on Thursday rejected a regional authority application that a 20-year-old Afghan be kept in custody until June 30, pending deportation back to war-torn Afghanistan. Instead, he walked free to be greeted outside the court by 25 ...and more »

A horrific attack in Kabul shows the Afghan government's weakness - The Economist

EVEN for a city familiar with explosions, the power of the bomb that ripped through Kabul on May 31st was shocking. The device, hidden in a tanker truck, went off during rush hour in a crowded area near several foreign embassies. The blast shattered ...and more »

Kabul bomb: 'It felt like an earthquake, then everything came down' - The Guardian

Elias Naser looked shellshocked standing on the side of the road, a few hundred metres from where the car bomb went off, a bloodstained jacket neatly folded over his arm. “It's someone else's blood,” he said, eyeing an entrance to the hospital, waiting ...and more »

Blast in Kabul's Diplomatic District Kills 85, Injures 400 - The Diplomat

On Wednesday morning, a bomb hidden in a sewage tanker exploded near the entrance to the German Embassy in Kabul. The blast, which went off during the morning commute, killed at least 85 people and injured more than 400 in central Kabul. The area of ...and more »