Skies above Kabul turn red as gas station catches fire outside Afghan capital (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

A major fire broke

A major fire broke out at a gas station north of the Afghan capital on Saturday, engulfing several fuel trucks and causing power outages in some parts of the city. The incident happened amid the rise of violence in the country.

The affected gas station was located in the Qala-e-Murad Bek area along the highway that connects Kabul with the country’s northern provinces, the Interior Ministry said.

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