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Explosion heard near Pakistan consulate in Afghanistan

Explosion heard near Pakistan consulate in Afghanistan
A supporter of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah holds an Afghan flag during an election campaign rally in Paghman district of Kabul June 9, 2014. The second round of Afghanistan's presidential election will take place on June 14. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3SWZ5

Kabul: An explosion has been heard near the Pakistan consulate in eastern Afghanistan in the capital city of Jalalabad, Nangarhar.

According to TOLONews, officials are yet to confirm the incident.

According to witnesses, Pakistan consulate is close to other foreign consulates including those of Iran and India, Reuters reports.

There have been several bomb blasts in Afghanistan in the past weeks.

Earlier, heavy fighting was reported on Monday after militants attempted to storm the Indian diplomatic mission in the Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif. (ANI)