All countries who support peace in Afghanistan have an obligation to take decisive action to stop the Taliban's campaign of violence. "He passed through the first checkpoint saying he was taking a patient to Jamuriate hospital and at the second checkpoint he was recognised and blew his explosive-laden auto", interior ministry deputy spokesman Nasrat Rahimi told the agency.
"I condemn the despicable vehicle bombingattack in Kabul today that has left scores of innocent civilians dead and hundreds injured", the president said in a White House statement Saturday.
The explosion came around lunchtime, a particularly busy time for a street that houses government offices and leads to some worldwide embassies, the New York Times reported.
According to Reuters, the explosions began at around 5 am (local time) and lasted for at least an hour, a witness said.
"The Taleban's cruelty will not prevail", he added.
The latest attacks come about a week after an assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in the city that killed at least 25 people.
Trump has committed to stepping up the US military's engagement in Afghanistan, pledging thousands more USA troops without setting deadlines.
Five soldiers were killed and 10 wounded, officials said. A spokesperson for the Taliban, Zabihullah Mujahid, claimed responsibility.
It is the fourth large attack in Kabul in only a month and comes just two days after a massive Taliban bombing in central Kabul killed more than 100 people and injured 235 others.
"We believe that there is significant evidence that leadership of the Haqqani Network resides inside Pakistan and is able to plan and execute from Pakistan attacks inside Afghanistan", a senior state department official told journalists in a briefing.
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Ingvar Kamprad, the enigmatic founder of Swedish furniture giant IKEA , died aged 91 on Sunday, the company said . More than 70 years after its founding, the retailer is now heading for close to £44bn in annual revenues.
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Tiger Woods made an even-par 72 to finish at three-under in his US PGA Tour comeback, and the 14-time major victor tied for 23rd. Despite his success on the European Tour, Noren is little known in the United States - and he's happy to fly under the radar.
The investigation into a possible threat directed toward the Benton Junior High School campus has led to the arrest of a juvenile. A student accused of making threats toward Harrison County High School is in police custody, according to the school district.
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Lorde's mom, Sonja Yelich , hinted that sexism played a role in why the other nominees got solo-performance offers. She's the only nominee in that category who doesn't have a solo spot, and she also happens to be the only woman.
Durbin says whether it's the Children's Health Insurance Program or DACA, young people shouldn't be used as bargaining tools. The Republicans hold a very slim majority there, but needed a 60 majority which the Republicans don't have.
The biggest enduring rumor has been whether or not Ronda Rousey might make her debut as a WWE performer during the Women's Rumble. Cena has become a bit-part player over the last couple of years but you know he will be in a featured match at Wrestlemania .
The Reds will welcome the Baggies to Anfield on Saturday night, with the victor advancing into the fifth round of the FA Cup . A changed lineup shouldn't prevent Liverpool from using home advantage to make it through to the fifth round, though.
Federer wins record 20 Grand Slam titles
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Chinese star Li Haotong one clear of McIlroy in Dubai
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$24m refrigerators for Air Force One
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