Many feared injured in Kabul blast: Witnesses

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A bomb blast hit Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Saturday and many people were feared injured, witnesses said.

The blast hit a busy shopping street in the western part of the city where members of the Shia Islam community regularly meet.

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Video footage posted online showed ambulances rushing to the scene which is also near bus stations.

No militant group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, which came ahead of Ashura, a commemoration of the martyrdom of Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, which is marked mainly by Shia Muslims.

On Friday, at least eight people were killed and 18 injured in a blast in Kabul carried out by ISIS.

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