Nearly 95 killed as Bomb hidden in ambulance goes of near Embassies in Kabul

by International | 27-01-2018 | 561 views

Kabul: An ambulance packed with explosives blew up in a crowded area of Kabul on Saturday killed at least 95 people and wounding 140 others in an attack claimed by the Taliban.

A truck bomb ripped through the Afghan capital's diplomatic quarter on May 31st last year chaotic scenes as terrified people fled the area where several high-profile organisations including the European Union have offices.

Lots of dead and wounded civilians in the nearby Jamuriate Hospital where overwhelmed medical staff struggled to treat bloodied men women and children lying in corridors.

"The latest toll from Kabul hospitals stands at 95 martyred and 140 wounded" health ministry spokesman Waheed Majroh told.
Some low - rise structures in the vicinity of the explosion also collapsed.

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