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| Loud blast heard in Kabul: witness|
| Updated at: 1231 PST, Sunday, July 18, 2010|
KABUL: A loud blast was heard Sunday in central Kabul, shaking residential buildings, two days ahead of a landmark international conference, a witness said.
"A very loud explosion rocked the whole of Mackroyan," Noorzia, a resident of the central Kabul suburb, said.
She said the blast took place at 11:50 am (7:20 GMT).