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11 Devastating Photos Showing The Horrific Aftermath Of The Kabul Attack

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Posted on May 31, 2017, at 6:22 a.m. ET

More than 80 people have been killed, and hundreds injured, after a huge explosion in the center of Kabul on Wednesday morning, an attack that appears to be one of the bloodiest in recent years.

Relatives of Afghan victims mourn outside a hospital after a blast in Kabul.
Omar Sobhani / Reuters

Relatives of Afghan victims mourn outside a hospital after a blast in Kabul.

Omar Sobhani / Reuters
Omar Sobhani / Reuters

The area of the blast, near Zanbaq Square, was considered one of the safest in the Afghan capital. Many embassies, media offices and schools are located there.

Omar Sobhani / Reuters
Mohammad Ismail / Reuters

As many as 350 people have been wounded, according to Afghan officials, and local hospitals are asking for blood donations.

Mohammad Ismail / Reuters
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Residents said the force of the blast shattered windows up to a mile away.

Mohammad Ismail / Reuters
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No one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack. In an interview with Al Jazeera, a spokesperson for the Taliban denied they were behind it.

Mohammad Ismail / Reuters