63 people killed in Taliban suicide attack

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63 people are dead and another 150 injured in a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Via Daily Mail:

A suicide bomber using an ambulance has killed 40 people and wounded at least 140 more in the Afghan capital Kabul.

The attack has been claimed by the Taliban and occurred near foreign embassies and government buildings, a week after a deadly assault on the Intercontinental Hotel.

‘The suicide bomber used an ambulance to pass through the checkpoint,’ said interior ministry deputy spokesman Nasrat Rahimi.

‘He passed through the first checkpoint saying he was taking a patient to Jamuriate hospital and at the second checkpoint he was recognised and blew his explosive-laden car.

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