A powerful blast rocked northern Kunduz town, the capital of Kunduz province, 250 km north of Kabul on Thursday, casualties feared, a local official said.
The blast took place at 10:40 a.m local time in front of the house of provincial governor Thursday morning, the official told Xinhua. He also added that a police vehicle was damaged due to the blast. However, he declined to be identified, saying authorized officials would brief the media after investigation.
Meantime, police spokesman in the province, Sayed Warwar Hussaini in talks with Xinhua confirmed the incident but insisted there were no casualties; adding investigation has been initiated into the incident.