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At least 40 killed in Kabul explosion

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By Reuters  with NBC News World News
At least 40 killed in Kabul explosion

KABUL — At least 40 people were killed in an explosion at a wedding hall in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, said two government officials.

More than 60 other people were injured in the blast, said Basir Mujahid spokesman for Kabul police.

"I have confirmed reports that 40 people have been killed," Mujahid told Reuters.

There were no immediate claims of responsibility for the blast.