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Egypt condemns Kabul bombing that killed 30 people

The Taliban attack left 30 people dead and hundreds wounded

Ahram Online , Tuesday 19 Apr 2016
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Afghan security forces carry an injured man after an attack on a government security building in Kabul, Afghanistan April 19, 2016.(Photo: Reuters)
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Egypt strongly condemned on Tuesday the bombing that hit the Afghan capital Kabul earlier in the day and left 30 people dead and hundreds others wounded, a statement by Egypt's foreign ministry read.

Egyptian foreign ministry spokesperson Ahmed Abu Zeid affirmed in the statement Egypt's full solidarity with Afghanistan during these "difficult times.”

A truck bomb tore through central Kabul in the Tuesday attack before a fierce firefight broke out.

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in the densely crowded neighbourhood.

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