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16 killed, 119 wounded by Taliban blast in Kabul: Afghan official

The explosion was caused by a tractor filled with explosives, said a spokesman of Afghanistan's interior ministry

AFP | PTI  |  Kabul 

Afghan security forces arrive at the site of an explosion in Kabul
Afghan security forces. File photo: PTI

The death toll from a massive blast claimed by the Taliban in Kabul has risen to 16 people -- all civilians -- with scores more wounded, an official said Tuesday.

"Sixteen killed, 119 wounded in last night's attack. The explosion was caused by a tractor filled with explosives," interior ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said. 

First Published: Tue, September 03 2019. 09:10 IST
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