Blast near Kabul airport!
A powerful blast has been reported near Kabul Airport on Sunday.
According to Afghanistan’s largest TV news network, TOLO News, a powerful explosion was heard moments ago in Kabul.
The BBC Pakistan and Afghanistan correspondent Secunder Kermani cities the Afghan health ministry saying there’s been another blast near Kabul airport.
Same source says explosion was a rocket that struck a house close to the airport – airport not actually hit… casualties still unknown— Secunder Kermani (@SecKermani) August 29, 2021
As per the reports circulating on social media, the blast was the result of a rocket hitting a house close to the airport.
The exact location and cause of the blast are as yet unconfirmed.
An explosion was a result of rocket hitting a residential house in the Gulai area of Khajeh Baghra, close to #KabulAirport.— Taj Wali Khan (@WaliKhan_TK) August 29, 2021
There are no reports of casualties in this incident yet.#Afghanishtan #KabulAirportBlast #Kabul pic.twitter.com/MGbK6fxEkV
As being reported, the blast was roughly 3 miles (5km) northwest of Kabul airport, appears to have been caused by a rocket strike.