Kabul: at least 80 killed by massive car bomb in diplomatic quarter

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Blast near the German embassy leaves more than 360 injured, Afghan interior ministry says

Scores of civilians have been killed after a massive explosion in a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul left at least 80 people dead and wounded more than 360, the Afghan public health ministry has said.

The attack is the deadliest in the Afghan capital since an Isis suicide bomber killed nearly 100 people at a protest last summer, and one of the largest to hit Kabul since the 2001 intervention.

Massive explosion just shattered all the windows and glass in our bureau #Kabul

Explosion in Kabul 5 mins ago. Shook my house, but ppl across city say it sounded close. Could be big.

#BREAKING: Massive explosion on the gate of the German mission in #Kabul. Damage caused to properties of Indian Embassy in #Afghanistan. pic.twitter.com/qZynPGZSNb

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