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Massive blast near Indian embassy in Kabul

KABUL: A powerful blast today rocked Kabul’s high-security diplomatic area where the Indian embassy is located but all staffers at the Indian mission were said to be safe.

According to AP, 50 have been killed or injured in the blast.

Reports said the massive blast smashed windows of the buildings nearby and a huge plume of smoke could be seen spiralling over the high-security area.

Official sources at the ministry of external affairs in New Delhi said that all staff at the Indian embassy were safe. Minister Sushma Swaraj also tweeted the same.

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