October 31, 2017 / 12:09 PM / 2 years ago

Blast in Afghan capital causes numerous casualties

Afghan police carry an injuried person after a blast in Kabul. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

KABUL (Reuters) - A blast in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday caused numerous casualties, Reuters witnesses and Afghan officials said.

A Reuters television team saw at least eight people who appeared to have been killed, besides several wounded at the explosion site in the city’s Wazir Akbar Khan area.

A public health official said three dead bodies and 10 wounded had been taken to city hospitals.

Reporting by Akram Walizada, Sayed Hassib, Mirwais Harooni; Editing by Clarence Fernandez

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