A large explosion has been heard near the United States embassy in Kabul shortly after midnight Wednesday.
The Associated Press reported that a US embassy employee reached by phone confirmed the blast but had no details.
A plume of smoke was seen near the location of the explosion, according to witnesses.
Inside the embassy, according to the AP, employees heard this message over the loudspeaker: “An explosion caused by a rocket has occurred on compound.”
Source: Al Jazeera