Kabul: As per the information shared by the media, huge explosion today rocked Kabul leaving more than 50 dead and several injured.
The suspected car bomb took place around 8.30 a.m. close to the Zanbaq square in the 10th police district of the city, according to media which quoted Ministry of Interior spokesman Najib Danish. “There are fears that scores of people have been killed,” the agency said.
The blast took place in a high-security area which is home to embassies and diplomatic missions, including the Indian Embassy. According to sources, that there were no casualties to any Indian national but window panes of the embassy building were shattered.
In New Delhi, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Tweeted: “By God’s grace, Indian Embassy staff are safe in the massive #Kabul blast.”
The explosion ripped through the diplomatic zone causing widespread damage, Tolo News reported, adding that the explosion happened on 14th street, close to the German embassy.