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Kabul comes under rocket attack

Kabul comes under rocket attack

Feb 26, 2011 - 11:19

KABULinfo-icon(PANinfo-icon): Afghanistaninfo-icon's heavily-fortified capital came under rocket attack on Saturday morning, causing no damage, a police official said.

One of the three rockets, fired from Qala-i-Hasan Khan area of Bagrami district, landed near the Pul-i-Kheshti Mosqueinfo-icon in the 1st police district at 6:30am.

The two others fell in 9th police district, crime branch chief, Col. Mohammad Zahir, told Pajhwok Afghan News. No one suffered casualties in the assault.

Police have launched an investigation into the incident. Some instruments recovered from the scene of firing showed the remotely-fired rockets were wired to mobile phones.

No one has so far claimed responsibility for the rocket strike.


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