Rocket lands on Indian embassy in Afghanistan; no casualties reported
 Source : NewsBharati  Date : 16-Jan-2018

Kabul, January 16: In a suspicious incident, a rocket landed in the Indian embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan causing damages to the structure. No fire or casualties have been reported yet. 

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, talking about the accident said, "The rocket has clipped the top of the three-storied ITBP barracks. There are no casualties. All Indians and staff are safe."

''Our Charge d' Affaires has informed that all Embassy employees are safe,'' the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement.

A spokesman for the Afghan Interior ministry Nusrat Rahimi confirmed that the rocket landed in the 14th street of Wazir Mohammad Akbar Khan area but no one was hurt in the attack.

No individual or group has so far claimed responsibility behind the attack. No individual or group has so far claimed responsibility behind the attack.

Security officials in Kabul had earlier said that the Afghan national defense and security forces have foiled three deadly explosions in Kabul city during separate operations.