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Explosion outside Afghan foreign ministry in Kabul

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ALJAZEERA|KABUL: An explosion has been reported near the foreign ministry in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, with a senior police official saying the blast caused casualties.

The blast hit about 4pm local time (11:30 GMT) on Wednesday, police spokesman Khalid Zadran said, adding that “security teams have reached the area.”

Spokespeople for the Taliban-run foreign affairs and interior ministries did not immediately respond to requests for comment on Wednesday.

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