Kabul, 3 Muharram 1435/27 October 2014 (MINA) – Taliban fighters fired rockets in Kabul city’s Wazir Akbar Khan area Sunday that houses several embassies and high-security establishments, police said.
No casualties were reported in the incident, Anadolu Agency quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) as reporting.
The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force said “two rockets have hit the green zone, but there are no injuries.”
Kabul police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai confirmed the rockets caused no causalities.
However, an Afghan official told Anadolu Agency on condition of anonymity that at least one person had sustained a minor injury and was hospitalized.
Wazir Akbar Khan houses several embassies and the International Security Assistance Force’s headquarters. Some wealthy Afghan families also live in the area.
It is a heavily-fortified zone that has been the target of several rocket attacks in the past.
In a similar incident, a rocket landed in the same area on October 24 which injured a Filipino guard. (T/P001/P3)
Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)