Rockets hit Kabul’s diplomatic area during Eid speech


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Afghan safety forces patrolled the realm after the rocket assault

Militants have fired rockets on the diplomatic quarter of the Afghan capital Kabul throughout a speech by the president to mark a Muslim vacation.

President Ashraf Ghani was talking dwell on tv to have fun Eid al-Adha when explosions had been heard, a few of them close to the presidential palace.

Smoke and helicopters might be seen above the Reka Khana district, an AFP information company photographer stated.

Mr Ghani’s name for an Eid ceasefire was rejected by Taliban militants.

As troops secured the realm focused, it was nonetheless not clear who had fired the rockets or if any casualties had been triggered.


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