Rocket toward the U.S. embassy on the anniversary

Shortly after midnight on Wednesday local time, exploded a rocket at the u.s. embassy in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul. Officials at the embassy reports, howe

Rocket toward the U.S. embassy on the anniversary

Shortly after midnight on Wednesday local time, exploded a rocket at the u.s. embassy in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul. Officials at the embassy reports, howe

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
12 September 2019 Thursday 23:00
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Rocket toward the U.S. embassy on the anniversary

Shortly after midnight on Wednesday local time, exploded a rocket at the u.s. embassy in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul.

Officials at the embassy reports, however, that no one is hurt by the explosion.

the Attack occurs on 18th anniversary of the attacks 11. september, where the hijacked aircraft struck targets in several places in the UNITED states and killed thousands.

According to several local media in the minutes after the explosion in Kabul see a large plume of smoke over the central part of the city.

A Nato unit, which is stationed directly near the embassy, confirms that there has been only physical damage by a wall of the house, encircles the ambassadekomplekset.

There are no reports about who is behind the attack.

It is the first attack in Kabul since the US president, Donald Trump, at the weekend suddenly canceled a scheduled summit with negotiators from the Taliban movement.

Negotiations between the UNITED states and the Taliban has intensified over the past year, and the UNITED states'special envoy to Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, has expressed optimism about a peace agreement before the end of the year.

the UNITED states has had soldiers stationed in Afghanistan since the invasion in 2001. The invasion toppled the Taliban regime, which for years had provided shelter to Osama bin Laden, leader of al-Qaeda and the mastermind behind the attacks 11. september.

Updated: 12.09.2019 23:00
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