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2 rockets land near military university in Kabul

2 rockets land near military university in Kabul

Sep 19, 2018 - 14:43

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Two rockets landed close to the Marshal Fahim Military University in the capital Kabul on Wednesday morning, an official said.

Javed Ghafoor, spokesman for the Ministry of Defence (MoD), told Pajhwok Afghan News the rockets struck near the military university. No casualties happened in the attack.

He said security forces rushed to the site soon after the rocket strike. An investigation was underway, the official added.

Abdul Jabbar, a resident of the area, confirmed the incident. A security official, wishing anonymity, said the rockets fell inside the university but caused no harm.

As usual, the Talibaninfo-icon claimed responsibility for the rocket assault. Zabihullah Mujahid, the group’s spokesman, said the military university was the target. The strike caused casualties and financial loses.



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