49 killed in blast in Kabul near Indian embassy; Taliban claims responsibility
At least 49 persons were killed and 150 were injured in a blast near Indian embassy, at Kabul in Afghanistan. The blast took place during busy working hours this afternoon leading to a number of deaths. As the bodies lain strewn all over the place, the entire area took on a horrific look. Security forces rushed to the spot and cordoned off the area. They rushed the injured to nearby hospitals. Meanwhile, militant group Taliban claimed responsibility for the blast. It is not known if any Indians were injured in the attack.