Fire incident in KabulA massive fire has swept through a key diplomatic area of Kabul city earlier tonight with the exact location yet to be confirmed.

Numerous footage and pictures of the incident have appeared online which purportedly shows the incident has taken place in Shash Darak area of the city.

The area is home to numerous diplomatic and foreign missions including the US Embassy and a military base used by the NATO-led Resolute Support mission.

Preliminary reports suggest an under construction hotel building has caught fire near the embassy compound in Masood Square.

The security sources have not commented regarding the incident so far.


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