31 May '17, 7pm

All US, coalition personnel were accounted for and Gen. John Nicholson visited the blast site

KABUL, Afghanistan — A water tanker laden with explosives blew up Wednesday on the edge of central Kabul’s heavily fortified diplomatic and government zone, killing at least 90 people and injuring as many as 350 in one of the deadliest attacks of the 16-year war. The dead included nine Afghan guards at the U.S. Embassy, a State Department official said. Eleven American contractors were wounded — none with life-threatening injuries — and one Afghan embassy guard is missing, the official said. The early morning blast occurred next to 20-foot-high concrete walls protecting the German Embassy, just yards from the main entrance to the restricted zone that is home to the U.S. and other embassies, NATO headquarters, the presidential palace and several government ministries. A NATO spokesman said all U.S. and coalition military personnel were accounted for. Late Wednesday, the Afg...

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