Blast rocks Afghan capital of Kabul near US embassy

KABUL, May 03 (MNA) – A powerful explosion hit on Wednesday a convoy of foreign troops in the Afghan capital of Kabul.

A large explosion has hit Kabul, Reuters reported, citing several witnesses. The blast rocked the area near the US embassy in Afghanistan, a security official reported.

Four people were killed and 22 injured as a result of the explosion, Kabul public healts officials said.

The explosion was staged by a suicide attacker when the troops were driving through the Macroyan area, the TOLOnews broadcaster reported.

The blast is also said to have damaged two civilian cars.

The explosion reportedly hit a NATO-led Resolute Support mission convoy of armored personnel carriers.

SPUTNIK/MNA

News Code 125173

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