Reports Of Blast Near US Embassy In Kabul


Kabul: An explosion has rocked Kabul, which reports suggest occurred near the US embassy. An Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier was injured in the blast, local media report.

The blast went off in the Macrorayan area of Kabul when a magnetic Improvised explosive device (IED) was placed on a vehicle belonging to the Afghan National Army (ANA), TOLOnews said.

Kabul was the site of a huge attack plotted by the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) that targeted a mass demonstration in July, when several blasts left at least 80 people dead and 231 injured.