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Several killed in Kabul airport blast – media

Ten people are feared dead and another eight injured, according to media reports citing a local security source

A deadly explosion occurred on Sunday outside a military airport in Afghanistan’s capital, Reuters reported, citing a spokesperson for the Taliban-run Interior Ministry.

Speaking to the news agency, Abdul Nafi Takor confirmed: “This morning an explosion took place outside Kabul military airport, due to which a number of our citizens were martyred and injured.

He added that an investigation has been launched.

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Al Jazeera, citing anonymous local security forces, reported that ten people had been killed, with eight others injured.

According to AFP news agency, the explosion hit the entrance to a military airfield, next to Kabul International Airport.

Security forces have reportedly cordoned off the area around the blast site.

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According to unconfirmed media reports, an office of the Afghan Interior Ministry, which is near the airport, caught fire.

January 01, 2023 at 01:23PM
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