Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has condemned the “cowardly” truck bomb attack that ripped through the heart of Kabul’s diplomatic district, killing at least 90 people and wounding hundreds.

The powerful explosion on Wednesday was described by officials as “one of the biggest” to have hit the Afghan capital.

The explosives were hidden in a tanker truck used to clean out septic systems, Najib Danish, deputy spokesman for the interior minister, said. Continue reading.  (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)