Loud explosion heard in Kabul's diplomatic quarter

  • Bicycle bomb injures one in Kabul; police not sure about casualties

    One injured in Kabul after a bicycle bomb exploded on Friday evening in close to the US Embassy and other diplomatic missions. The explosion, which took place in the Macrorayan area of Kabul, happened because the explosives planted in a bicycle went off. The Afghan police are still unclear about casualties.

    A loud explosion broke the calm in Kabul's diplomatic quarter on Friday evening, according to initial media reports. Sirens were heard immediately after the blast, but there were no reports on casualties.