Blast heard near U.S. Embassy in Kabul on 9/11 anniversary
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A large explosion rocked Afghanistan's capital near the U.S. Embassy just minutes into Wednesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States. A plume of smoke rose over Kabul just after midnight and sirens could be heard. Inside the embassy, employees heard this message over the loudspeaker: "An explosion caused by a rocket has occurred on compound."
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