January 4, 2014 / 3:52 PM / in 4 years

Blast heard in Kabul as army convoy attacked -security sources

KABUL, Jan 4 (Reuters) - A large explosion was heard in the diplomatic quarter of Kabul on Saturday and security sources said a military convoy had been attacked at the entrance to a base.

Reuters reporters heard sirens and helicopters flying overhead. Details on casualties were not immediately available, but the NATO-led security force confirmed that it had sent troops to assist.

Reporting by Jessica Donati and Mirwais Harooni; Editing by Kevin Liffey

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