January 29, 2018 / 2:53 AM / 4 months ago

Blasts heard near military academy in Afghan capital-witness

KABUL, Jan 29 (Reuters) - A series of explosions hit an area near the Marshal Fahim military academy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, early on Monday morning, a witness said.

Kabul resident Mohammad Ehsan said the explosions began at around 5 a.m. (0030 GMT) and lasted for at least an hour. Smaller blasts at less frequent intervals could still be heard, he said. (Reporting by Omar Sobhani; Writing by James Mackenzie; Editing by Paul Tait)

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