Explosion rocks Kabul, leaving multiple casualties
Kabul, Jan 27 (IANS) A massive explosion was triggered near Sidarat Square in central Kabul on Saturday, causing casualties and destruction, witnesses said.
The blast occurred at roughly 12.50 p.m. in front of Jamhoriat Hospital, where several government offices are located, eyewitness Mohammad Mustafa told Xinhua.
“We heard a huge blast in the area which is a few metres away from Sidarat Square. The whole place has now been sealed off,” he said.
Security forces have cordoned off the area as a precautionary measure. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.