Truck bomb kills 15 in Afghanistan; hundreds wounded

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  • A blast in Kabul destroys residential areas and businesses
  • There was no claim of responsibility

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN)A truck exploded on a main road in Afghanistan's capital Friday, killing 15 people and wounding 240 others, authorities said.

The blast in Kabul destroyed residential areas and businesses, police Chief Abdul Rahman Rahimi said.
    The injured included 47 women and 30 children, said Sayed Zafar Hashemi, a deputy spokesman for President Ashraf Ghani.
    There was no claim of responsibility.