Afghan unrest: Kabul blasts 'sounded like rockets'

Heavy gunfire and a series of explosions have been reported in a diplomatic area of the Afghan capital, Kabul.

At least a dozen explosions were heard in one hour in the Wazir Akbar Khan district, that is home to several embassies and government buildings.

The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder, in Kabul, said he had heard a number of explosions, some of which sounded like rockets,