The number of casualties could rise.
In the Afghan capital Kabul was rocked by a powerful explosion in the area where a number of foreign embassies.
Local officials, quoted by BBC, said about 17 victims and 110 wounded.
According to them, the explosion arranged by a suicide bomber.
Afghan Tolo News portal said that the explosion occurred at about 13:00 local time (11:30 Kiev time. – Ed.) According to the website, it was quite powerful – you could hear him for the entire city.
For the attack already took responsibility for the extremist group the Taliban. For the bombs used ambulance.
Witnesses say that at the moment when the explosion occurred, in this area there were a lot of people.
The number of deaths may still increase.