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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 »

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 »

Kabul blast: Attack kills 90 near diplomatic area in Afghanistan - CNN

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) A huge suicide bomb ripped through a secure area of Kabul at the height of the Wednesday morning rush hour, killing at least 90 people and wounding 400, Afghan officials said. The blast, which came a few days into the Muslim ...and more »

Kabul Explosion Kills 80 - U.S. News & World Report

A suicide truck bombing in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Wednesday killed at least 80 and wounded hundreds. The attack occurred during the Afghan rush hour Wednesday morning, near the presidential palace in Kabul, and significantly damaged the city's ...and more »

Kabul bomb: Pakistan says Afghan claim 'baseless' - BBC News

Pakistan has rejected an Afghan claim that it was involved in a massive bomb attack in the capital, Kabul. Wednesday's attack close to the heavily protected diplomatic area killed about 90 people and injured about 350 others. No group has said it ...and more »

Bomb blast rocks Kabul during rush hour, killing dozens of civilians - Long War Journal

A vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) was detonated near diplomatic facilities in the Afghan capital during rush hour this morning. Preliminary casualty reports say that at least 80 people were killed in the blast and dozens more wounded.and more »

Who Set Off the Enormous Bomb in Kabul? 'Not Us,' Say Taliban. Don't Believe It. - Daily Beast

The Ramadan morning began with an enormous explosion in Kabul, right at rush hour near the Afghan capital's embassy row. The boulevard in Wazir Akbar Khan district is one of the busiest in the city, filled with pedestrian traffic as well as cars coming ...and more »

Kabul bomb: Diplomatic zone attack kills dozens - BBC News

A powerful vehicle bomb has hit the diplomatic area of the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing at least 80 people and injuring 350. It struck near Zanbaq Square in the heavily fortified zone, with civilians said to be the main casualties. The morning rush ...and more »

Massive truck bomb in diplomatic area of Kabul kills at least 90, wounds 400 - Chicago Tribune

A suicide attacker struck the fortified heart of the Afghan capital with a massive truck bomb Wednesday, killing 90 people, wounding 400 and raising new fears about the government's ability to protect its citizens nearly 16 years into a war with ...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 »