Controlled blasts by Afghan army shake Kabul

December 15, 2013 08:58

KABUL - Two huge explosions in Kabul's west on Sunday shook the city, rattling windows as far away as the diplomatic zone, 12 kms (seven miles) from the blasts.

The blasts sparked fears of an insurgent attack, but interior ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said they were controlled detonations of explosives by the Afghan National Army.

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