The number of victims of the explosion in Kabul increased to 50, media reported

© AP Photo / Rahmat GulВоенные in Kabul. Archive photoThe number of victims of the explosion in Kabul increased to 50, media reported© AP Photo / Rahmat Gul

At least 50 people were injured in the blast in the Afghan capital Kabul, the TV channel Tolo News, citing doctors.

Earlier it was reported about 18 victims.

The explosion occurred on Saturday in the diplomatic quarter of the capital of Afghanistan Wazir Akbar Khan, where a number of embassies and government buildings. Many buildings were damaged, they smashed the window.

According to the channel 1TV, the explosion was committed by a suicide bomber on the mined car. Responsibility for the attack at the moment is not assumed none of the existing regional groups.

Earlier it was reported that the Russian Embassy is located far from the diplomatic quarter.

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