KABUL (Reuters) - An explosion on Tuesday morning rocked an area in the west of the Afghan capital, Kabul, close to the country's national parliament, police said.
The explosion occurred soon after 9 a. m. (12.30 a.m. EDT) in an area called Karta-e Seh, a Kabul police source said, and came as hundreds of local and international officials gathered on Kabul's outskirts ahead of a ceremony to mark the beginning of the final phase of security transition to Afghan forces across the nation.
(Reporting by Mirwais Harooni; Writing by Dylan Welch; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)
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