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Qargha Military Base comes under rocket attack

Security & Crime


Qargha Military Base comes under rocket attack

May 23, 2015 - 14:30

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A rocket fired by Talibaninfo-icon militants hit a military camp in Qargha area of the capital Kabul on Saturday morning but caused no casualties or damages, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said.

According to a statement released by the MoD, the BM-1 rocket was fired on the camp from mountains of Chehel Dukhtaran area of Paghman district around 6: 00 am.

Security forces launched investigations into the attack and identified the location of the rocket fire.

Four more rockets ready for firing were recovered and defused by security forces, the statement added.

A suspect was detained in connection of the attack, the MoD said. Taliban, however, have not yet commented on the attack.



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