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Indian Embassy in Kabul attacked with rocket

By Vikas

Indian Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, was on Monday attacked with a rocket, said reports. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has confirmed that a rocket landed in the premises of Indian Embassy, causing minor damages to the building. There have been no casualties in the incident.

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The rocket is said to have landed in the 14th Street of Wazir Akbar Khan close to Canadian Embassy in Kabul's PD10.

"Kabul - A rocket has landed in our Chancery compound in Kabul. The rocket has clipped the top of the three storied ITBP barracks. There are no casualties. All Indians and staff are safe," External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted.

On January 4, at least 20 people were killed and wounded in a suicide attack in Kabul near the US embassy.

Last year in June, the residential compound of India's ambassador in Kabul was hit by a rocket. The rocket had exploded on the tennis court in the compound and that the ambassador, Manpreet Vohra.

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