Explosion heard in central Kabul - Reuters witness

by Reuters
Friday, 17 January 2014 15:39 GMT

KABUL, Jan 17 (Reuters) - An explosion was heard on Friday in the centre of the Afghan capital Kabul near a restaurant frequented by foreigners, followed by bouts of gunfire, a Reuters witness and a police source said.

No details of any casualties were immediately available. The police source told Reuters the explosion took place in front of a restaurant and that some insurgents might have gone inside. (Reporting by Jessica Donati, Mirwais Harooni, Writing by Maria Golovnina; Editing by Alison Williams)

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