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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 »

In Kabul, a massive bombing took its toll on me and a city I love - Washington Post

KABUL — At 6:30 Wednesday morning, I left my cat snoozing on the windowsill and headed off for what promised to be a rare, pleasant departure from the depressing grind of covering warlord politics and insurgent attacks. Two hours later, I was gazing ...and more »

UN condemns terrorist attack in Kabul, underscores need to protect civilians - UN News Centre

Condemning the terrorist attack in the Afghan capital, Kabul, United Nations officials, including the Secretary-General and his Special Representative for the country as well as members of the Security Council underscored that all parties to the ...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 Bombing a Tragic Reminder of the Deteriorating Security Situation in Afghanistan - TIME

Kabul's streets were once again smeared with blood on Wednesday morning, as a powerful bomb exploded in the center of the Afghan capital, killing at least 90 people and wounding more than 400 in a devastating attack near the Presidential palace and ...and more »

Suicide bomber strikes heart of Kabul, another sign of worsening security - PBS NewsHour

A massive bomb hidden in a septic cleaning truck devastated part of Kabul Wednesday during the height of morning rush hour, killing at least 90 and wounding 400 more. The incident is yet another in a string of attacks that have wracked the Afghan ...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 »

BBC driver and German Embassy guard among 80 killed in massive Kabul bomb - Business Insider

Kabul An Afghan man at the site of a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan. Reuters Eighty people have been killed and 350 have been wounded after a powerful bomb exploded during the morning rush hour in the centre of the Afghan capital on Wednesday. The ...and more »

Death toll rises after Kabul bomb, extensive damage to German embassy - Deutsche Welle

A massive truck bomb has hit Kabul's highly secure diplomatic area, killing at least 90 people and wounding hundreds. The German Embassy was heavily damaged, and Berlin has now postponed deportations to Afghanistan. Error loading player: Could not load ...and more »

Kabul Truck Bomb Kills At Least 80 People, Injures Hundreds More - NPR

Security forces inspect the site of a massive explosion in a busy area not far from the German Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday. Rahmat Gul/AP hide caption. toggle caption. Rahmat Gul/AP. Security forces inspect the site of a massive ...and more »