BREAKING: Truck Bomb Near Canadian Embassy Kills 90 People

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A powerful bomb hidden inside a sewage truck exploded this morning in Kabul, Afghanistan.

The bomb killed at least 90 people and injured another 350 with official numbers not in yet, the bomb exploded near the Canadian embassy causing damage to the compound. 



A powerful bomb hidden in a sewage tanker exploded in the morning rush hour in the centre of the Afghan capital on Wednesday, police said, killing at least 90 people, wounding hundreds and damaging embassy buildings, including Canada’s.

The bomb, one of the deadliest in Kabul and coming at the start of the holy month of Ramadan, exploded close to the fortified entrance to the German embassy, killing a security guard and wounding some staff, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Twitter.

“Such attacks do not change our resolve in continuing to support the Afghan government in the stabilization of the country,” he said.

The Canadian embassy sustained minimal damage and it is believed that no Canadians were killed or injured.

The German, French, British and Australian embassies were also damaged by the massive bomb.

At this point no one has claimed responsibility, it is believed that it was the result of a suicide attack, more to come…

Source is GM and more on CTV