Thomson Reuters Foundation

Inform - Connect - Empower

Large blast heard in centre of Afghan capital

Source: Reuters - Fri, 24 May 2013 12:00 GMT
Author: Reuters
Tweet Recommend Google + LinkedIn Email Print
Leave us a comment

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)

We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag it to our editors by using the report abuse links. Views expressed in the comments do not represent those of the Thomson Reuters Foundation. For more information see our Acceptable Use Policy.

comments powered by Disqus
Most Popular

Latest slideshow

See allSee all
Featured jobs