Explosion heard near US embassy in Afghanistan

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Explosion heard near US embassy in Afghanistan

Agencies

KABUL: An explosion hit a bank in an area of the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday close to the heavily protected US embassy compound, officials said.

“An explosion has happened near Massoud Square in Kabul. We have no more details yet,” Najib Danish, a spokesperson for Afghanistan’s interior ministry, told AFP. There was no immediate word on casualties.

An explosion occurred near the heavily-fortified US embassy in the centre of the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, an official said.

“An explosion has happened near Massoud Square in Kabul. We have no more details yet,” Najib Danish, a spokesman for Afghanistan’s interior ministry, told AFP.

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