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Death toll in Kabul suicide blast rises to 35: Afghan official

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The Taliban earlier claimed responsibility for the blast in the western part of Kabul
The Taliban earlier claimed responsibility for the blast in the western part of Kabul

KABUL (Reuters)JULY 24, 2017  - The death toll from a suicide car bomb blast in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Monday rose by more than 10 to at least 35, according to a senior government official.

The Taliban earlier claimed responsibility for the blast in the western part of Kabul. The government official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to talk to the media about the incident.

 

Afghan security forces keep watch at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan July 24, 2017

 Afghan security forces keep watch at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan July 24, 2017

 

Smokes rising after an explosion at Zawul Institute of Higher Education in Kabul, Afghanistan

 Smokes rising after an explosion at Zawul Institute of Higher Education in Kabul, Afghanistan

 Afghan shopkeepers collect reamains in front of a shop after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. July 24, 2017

Afghan shopkeepers collect reamains in front of a shop after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. July 24, 2017

  Afghan volunteers carrying the body of a resident killed in a car bomb attack to the Wazir Akbar Khan hospital in Kabul.

  Afghan volunteers carrying the body of a resident killed in a car bomb attack to the Wazir Akbar Khan hospital in Kabul.

 Hamid Shalizi and James Mackenzie

Hamid Shalizi and James Mackenzie

 Smokes rising after an explosion

 Smokes rising after an explosion

 

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