Mamata condemns Kabul suicide blast

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Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday condemned the suicide blast in Afghan capital city Kabul that killed at least 80 people and injured nearly 350, and expressed grief for the deceased.

“Saddened at the loss of innocent lives in Afghanistan. Prayers and thoughts with the families,” Banerjee wrote on Tweeter.

According to reports, a water tanker loaded with explosives went off in downtown Kabul near the German Embassy on Wednesday morning.

The blast occurred amid the rush hour traffic, ripping through the diplomatic zone, and caused widespread damage.

–IANS

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