militants planning attack on Kabul hotelA relatively heavy explosion was heard in Khair Khana area of Kabul city after an improvised explosive device went off in a busy market area.

Security sources have confirmed that the incident took place after an improvised explosive device was being detonated by the police forces.

The sources further added that a policeman sustained injuries in the incident and there are no other casualties.

No group has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident which comes days after a deadly attack took place in the city leaving at least 80 dead and over 200 others wounded.

The incident on Saturday took place as hundreds of thousands of people had gathered in the area to protest against the government for changing the route of a power project from Bamyan to Salang.

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group claimed responsibility behind the incident.

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