At least two people were killed, and five others were wounded when a fuel tanker exploded on Tuesday in PD 18 of Kabul, security officials said.
The gas tanker exploded at a residence in the Dasht-e-Barchi area of the city.
“The blast was due to a fuel tanker which exploded during fueling. It destroyed three residences. The rescuing teams immediately put out the fire,” said Inayatullah Subhani, an emergency services official.
The residents said that they have suffered financial loss in the incident.
“We have rescued our neighbors who were stuck in their homes," said Rasul Yousufi, a resident of Kabul.
The residents have been brought to a hospital.
“There was a big blast and it shook the houses. It was a gas tanker,” said Mohammad Rasul Noorzai, a community leader in Dasht-e-Barchi.