Death toll from Kabul suicide blast rises to 95, over 150 injured
Preliminary reports say the explosion occurred close to the building which formerly housed Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry. An eyewitness told the news outlet the blast was caused by a car bomb, which detonated near the gates of the former ministry building.
The explosive device was hidden in an ambulance and detonated at a police checkpoint in the Afghan capital.
A thick plume of smoke is coming from the blast site, according to TOLO News
The Taliban has claimed credit for the blast, according to Pajhwok. It comes just a week after a deadly attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in the city, likewise claimed by the Taliban
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