Large explosion heard in Kabul, U.S. embassy issues warning
Duck and cover here at the embassy. Not a drill - avoid the area.— U.S. Embassy Kabul (@USEmbassyKabul) May 2, 2012
Reports are coming out that a large explosion went off in Kabul, Afghanistan, sometime after a major speech on the Afghan war was given by President Obama at Bagram Air Base. The U.S. Embassy in Kabul issued a warning immediately, tweeting the above as well as telling staff to “take cover, move away from the windows,” according to AFP, whose bureau is nearby the embassy — more on this as details emerge.