Kabul Under Attack: Multiple Magnetic Bomb Blasts, Rockets Kill 11 Wounds 31

Published November 21st, 2020 - 08:37 GMT
Residents gather at a site after several rockets land at Khair Khana, north west of Kabul on November 21, 2020. A series of loud explosions shook central Kabul on November 21, including several rockets that landed near the heavily fortified Green Zone where many embassies and international firms are based, officials said. WAKIL KOHSAR / AFP
Residents gather at a site after several rockets land at Khair Khana, north west of Kabul on November 21, 2020. A series of loud explosions shook central Kabul on November 21, including several rockets that landed near the heavily fortified Green Zone where many embassies and international firms are based, officials said. WAKIL KOHSAR / AFP
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A Defense Ministry official was among those killed in the attacks, Firdos Faramarz, a police spokesman told Anadolu Agency.

Multiple magnetic bomb blasts and rocket attacks rocked the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday morning, killing at least three people, officials confirmed.

According to the country's Health Ministry, three people lost their lives and 11 others injured when multiple rockets and magnetic bombs hit various parts mainly in the downtown Shahr-e-Nau, Chehel Satoon, and Ahmad Shah Maina neighborhoods during the morning rush-hour.

Interior Ministry spokesman Tariq Arian said in a statement a total of 14 rockets were fired in the attacks.

A Defense Ministry official was among those killed in the attacks, Firdos Faramarz, a police spokesman told Anadolu Agency.

There has been no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.

This article has been adapted from its original source.


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