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Bombing rocks Kabul’s green zone, casualties feared


An explosion ripped through Kabul’s heavily-fortified diplomatic area of Wazir Akbar Khan in Kabul on Tuesday afternoon, APA reported citing TOLO news. 

 

Early reports indicate that it was a suicide bombing that took place in 14th Street of Wazir Akbar Khan. 

 

Officials have yet to confirm details but journalists at the scene report that they saw casualties. 

 

Security forces immediately cordoned off the area and ambulances were seen rushing casualties to nearby hospitals. 

 

According to the Ministry of Defense, which has an office in 14th Street, the explosion happened close to them but that they were not the target. 

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