Photos: Truck bomb rocks Kabul

Updated: 01 August, 2016 15:10 IST
  • Photos: Truck bomb rocks Kabul
    Afghan security forces stand near the crater from a powerful truck bomb that targeting a hotel used by foreign contractors, on the outskirts of Kabul on August 1, 2016
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    An Afghan security guard looks on as he stands near the damage wall of compound at the scene of a powerful truck bomb blast that targeted a hotel used by foreign contractors, on the outskirts of Kabul on August 1, 2016
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  • Photos: Truck bomb rocks Kabul
    An Afghan security guard looks on as he stands near the damaged wall of a compound at the scene of a powerful truck bomb blast that targeted a hotel used by foreign contractors, on the outskirts of Kabul on August 1, 2016
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    Afghan security personnel investigate the site after a powerful truck bomb blast targeting a hotel used by foreign contractors, exploded on the outskirts of Kabul on August 1, 2016
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    An Afghan security official walks as he investigates debris near the site after a powerful truck bomb targeting a hotel used by foreign contractors, exploded on the outskirts of Kabul on August 1, 2016
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A powerful Taliban truck bomb struck a hotel for foreigners in Kabul, triggering a seven-hour gun-and-bomb assault that highlighted the deteriorating security situation in a capital still reeling from its deadliest attack for 15 years. Pics/AFP

First Published: 01 August, 2016 14:15 IST