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In pictures: Deadly Kabul blast

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Image caption A massive car bomb has exploded in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing and injuring dozens of people.
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Image caption The bomb went off near Kabul's fortified diplomatic area, damaging several embassies.
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Image caption The explosion happened during the morning rush hour.
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Image caption Buildings were flattened in the attack, which one eyewitness said "felt like an earthquake".
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Image caption Civilians bore the brunt of the casualties.
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Image caption The injured - many of them in the state of shock - were taken to local hospitals.
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Image caption The bombing, one of the deadliest in Kabul in recent years, came at the start of the holy month of Ramadan.
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Image caption No group has so far claimed the attack.

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