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Fresh blast heard in Kabul after US warnings of potential terror attack

Taliban fighters patrol along a street in Kabul on August 29, 2021, as suicide bomb threats hung over the final phase of the US military's withdrawal from Afghanistan. (Aamir Qureshi/AFP)
Taliban fighters patrol along a street in Kabul on August 29, 2021, as suicide bomb threats hung over the final phase of the US military's withdrawal from Afghanistan. (Aamir Qureshi/AFP)

KABUL, Afghanistan — A loud blast was heard in the Afghan capital Kabul today by AFP journalists, hours after US officials warned of the possibility of a terror attack.

A security official from the recently deposed government tells AFP it was a rocket that “initial information shows hit a house.”

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