According to several reports, a large explosion was heard in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, on October 11.
The explosion reportedly took place in the 5th district of Kabul. It allegedly followed the clashes between the Taliban and ISIS militants.
No details on the explosion have been revealed so far. The local officials are yet to confirm the reports.
The blast could be an accident or it may be linked to a counter-terrorist operation of Taliban forces.
The Taliban have recently launched the counter-terrorism operations against ISIS in the capital and its outskirts. The successful operations were were reported in the 17th, and the 7th districts of Kabul.
On October 10th, a spokesman for the Taliban claimed that the new government is able to fight ISIS-Khorasan Province on its own without support from the US.
According to the spokesman, 19 ISIS terrorists have been killed and 16 others have been wounded, so far, as a result of successful operations by the Taliban.
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