Kabul Embassy in trouble just hours after Obama speech

http://twitter.com/#!/USEmbassyKabul/status/197502599786807296

Two hours after AF1 wheels up… RT @USEmbassyKabul: Duck and cover here at the embassy. Not a drill – avoid the area.

— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) May 2, 2012

A journalist on the ground tweets what exactly is going on.

Big boom just now

— Lt. Mustafa Kazemi (@combatjourno) May 2, 2012

Another boom. It is also possible to be caused following defusing IEDs and UXOs at Kabul outskirts.

— Lt. Mustafa Kazemi (@combatjourno) May 2, 2012

BREAKING NEWS — US Embassy Kabul on high alert following two explosions in Kabul.

— Lt. Mustafa Kazemi (@combatjourno) May 2, 2012

A 3d very light blast.

— Lt. Mustafa Kazemi (@combatjourno) May 2, 2012

A 4th relatively light boom. .@Sultanfaizy says its around the airport.

— Lt. Mustafa Kazemi (@combatjourno) May 2, 2012

Spoke to an American inside Domestic Airport — Said he didn't hear anything. (Perhaps due to crowd noise at the airport)

— Lt. Mustafa Kazemi (@combatjourno) May 2, 2012

So far no news if SIGACT or Controlled IED Detonations.

— Lt. Mustafa Kazemi (@combatjourno) May 2, 2012

Helicopters hovering over the area now

— Lt. Mustafa Kazemi (@combatjourno) May 2, 2012

According to @AhMukhtar, the explosions were close to Kabul Customs Office.

— Lt. Mustafa Kazemi (@combatjourno) May 2, 2012

Total of 4 blasts heard so far. Two very strong, 2 relatively light.

— Lt. Mustafa Kazemi (@combatjourno) May 2, 2012

BREAKING NEWS — Tolo: Suicide Car Bomb on Pul-e-Charkhi road. US Military's Camp Phoenix is located close at the blast area

— Lt. Mustafa Kazemi (@combatjourno) May 2, 2012

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2012/05/01/kabul-embassy-in-trouble-just-hours-after-obama-speech/

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