Afghan blast near Karzai during Helmand visit, no injured
Explosions were heard within several hundred metres of Afghan President Karzai, a Reuters witness said.
Explosions were heard within several hundred metres of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, when he was visiting southern Helmand province, a Reuters witness said.
Karzai was addressing an indoor gathering of around 500 people when two explosions, which the witness identified as rockets, were heard nearby.
A villager from Bulan, several hundred metres away, told Reuters that two rockets had landed there but no one had been hurt or killed.
Reuters Last Mod: 02 Ocak 2010, 17:44