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Last Updated: Sunday, 29 August, 2004, 16:50 GMT 17:50 UK
In pictures: Kabul blast
Scene of the Kabul blast
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At least seven people - including foreigners - were killed in a powerful explosion in central Kabul, Afghan officials said.
Scene of the Kabul blast
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The suspected car bomb went off in front of a private US security firm which had been training Afghanistan's new police force.
Scene of the Kabul blast
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Some injured were treated at the scene of the blast in Kabul's Shar-e-Naw district.
Scene of the Kabul blast
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The blast also destroyed several vehicles and damaged buildings in the area, housing a number of aid agencies.
Afghan police seal off the area of the blast
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Afghan police immediately sealed off the area.
Scene of the Kabul blast
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Taleban militia claimed its responsibility for the attack, and there were fears that the death toll would rise further.


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