Explosion, gunfire heard near Kabul airport - Reuters witness

by Reuters
Thursday, 17 July 2014 00:45 GMT

KABUL, July 17 (Reuters) - An explosion followed by bursts of gunfire were heard near Kabul International Airport in the Afghan capital just after dawn on Thursday and smoke was seen rising above the facility, which is used by civilians and the military, a Reuters witness said.

No other details were immediately available. (Reporting by Abdul Saboor and Mirwais Harooni; Writing by Maria Golovnina; Editing by Paul Tait)

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