Kabul school blasts death toll rises to over 60

May 10, 2021
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Kabul, May 10: The death toll from recent explosions near a school in Kabul has climbed to at least 63, with over 150 others wounded, said the Afghan Government.

Citing officials, NHK World reported that most of those killed were female students. Security officials said that a vehicle laden with explosives was detonated near the school’s entrance gate on Saturday, followed by more explosions nearby.

President Ashraf Ghani issued a statement later in the day blaming Taliban terrorists for the blasts. He condemned the explosions as a crime against humanity.