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Large blast heard in centre of Afghan capital

Source: Reuters - Fri, 24 May 2013 12:00 GMT
Author: Reuters
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KABUL, May 24 (Reuters) - A large blast was heard in the centre of the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Friday with a Reuters witness hearing heavy shooting directly afterwards.

The explosion occurred at about 4 p.m. (11:30 GMT) in the downtown district of Borj-e Sharahah, a Kabul police spokesman said. There was no word on any casualties. (Reporting by Amie Ferris-Rotman and Mirwais Harooni; Editing by Robert Birsel)

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