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Loud blast heard in Kabul days after twin explosions rocked the Afghan capital

Blast reported hours after US officials warned of a possible terror attack

Security official told AFP it was a 'rocket that hit a house'

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Explosion reported in Kabul city amid warning of another attack

Sunday's Kabul blast reported hours after US officials warned of the possibility of a terror attack. The United States had also warned of a “specific, credible threat” near Kabul airport and urged its citizens to leave the area

A loud blast was heard in Kabul on Sunday days after devastating explosions rocked the Afghan capital city, killing over a 150 people, TOLO News presenter Muslim Shirzad said in a tweet.

A security official from the recently deposed government told AFP it was a 'rocket that hit a house'.

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The blast was reported hours after US officials warned of the possibility of a terror attack. The United States had also warned of a “specific, credible threat” near Kabul airport and urged its citizens to leave the area

The Pentagon said on Saturday it had killed two ‘high profile’ targets and wounded another in a drone strike in retaliation for Thursday’s suicide bombing

US President Joe Biden vowed to keep up airstrikes against the Islamic State group responsible for the twin explosions outside Kabul airport.

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