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Explosion rocks Afghan capital, no word on casualties

10 Feb 2020 The Associated Press

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An explosion occurred early Tuesday near a military academy in a southern neighborhood of the Afghan capital, a government spokesman said.

There were no immediate reports of casualties from the explosion near the Marshal Fahim Military Academy in Kabul, interior ministry spokesman Marwa Amini said.

Fahim was a former defense minister and among the anti-Taliban fighters who entered Kabul with the U.S.-led coalition in 2001 after the Taliban were overthrown. He died in 2014.

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