Truck bomb kills at least 80, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital

Truck bomb kills at least 80, wounds hundreds in Afghan capitalThe blast, at the start of the holy month of Ramadan, was one of the deadliest seen in Kabul, killing 80 people and wounding another 463, Deputy Interior Minister Murad Ali said. A huge crater was caused at the blast site close to the German embassy compound, tearing the front off a building facing the street and shattering windows and blowing off doors in houses hundreds of meters away. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said some embassy staff had been injured and at least one local security guard was killed.



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