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Explosion, gunfire heard outside Afghan parliament

22 June 2015, 09:29

Kabul - A loud explosion and gunfire were heard outside the Afghan parliament building on Monday in the western part of Kabul, a security official and a Reuters witness said.

Television was broadcasting live from parliament when the explosion struck and lawmakers were seen leaving the building.

It was not immediately clear what caused the blast or whether they were casualties.

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