Death toll surges to 58 in Kabul School attack


KABUL:    The number of casualties from blasts outside a school in Kabul has soared to 58, said Afghan authorities on Sunday.
Local media reported that doctors are still struggling to provide medical care to at least 150 injured.
The bombing that took place on Saturday shook the city’s neighborhood of Dasht-e-Barchi.
Most of the victims were students in the age group of 11 to 15 years.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday blamed the attack on Taliban insurgents but a spokesman for the Taliban denied involvement, saying the group condemns any attacks on Afghan civilians.