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At least 50 Killed in a suicide attack on Milad-u-Nabi gathering in Kabul

At least 50 Killed in a suicide attack on Milad-u-Nabi gathering in Kabul

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Nov 20, 2018 - 19:30

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Fifty people were killed and 72others injured in a blast which targeted a gathering that marked Eid Milad-u-Nabi (SAWS) in capital Kabul on Tuesday evening, an official said.

Interior Ministry Spokesman Najibullah Danish said the blast happened at Oranous hall on 80-metre road where the gathering was taking place late on Tuesday.

Public Healthinfo-icon Ministry Spokesman Waheed Majroh said 50  dead and 72 injured had been evacuated to different hospitals in Kabul.

He said ambulances had been dispatched to the site of the blast fearing the death toll could have risen.

A large number of ulemainfo-icon were in attendance in the gathering.

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