Six dead in suicide blast at Kabul military hospital

Six medical students were killed and 23 others wounded in a suicide blast on Saturday at a Kabul military hospital, Afghanistan's defence ministry said.

"There was a suicide attack at a tent used as a dining facility by medical students inside the hospital," said ministry spokesman General Mohammad Zahir Azimi.

"The blast killed six people and wounded 23 others and all of them are medical students."

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

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