The US Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, was struck by a rocket in the first few minutes of the 18th anniversary of 9/11.
Loudspeakers throughout the building broadcast the message “An explosion caused by a rocket has occurred on compound,” the Associated Press reported.
No one was injured during the attack, which came just after midnight on Wednesday.
Relations between the US and the Taliban took a hit on Monday after Donald Trump scrapped negotiations aiming to withdraw the last US troops from Afghanistan.
A US serviceman was killed by a Taliban car bomb on Thursday, which Trump cited as the catalyst for the abrupt end to talks.
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The US Embassy compound in Kabul, Afghanistan, was hit by a rocket during the first few minutes of the 18th anniversary of 9/11 on Wednesday.
Loudspeakers inside the office broadcast a warning that “an explosion caused by a rocket has occurred on compound” in the minutes after the strike at midnight, The Associated Press (AP) reported.
No one was injured, a nearby NATO mission told the AP.
A US State Department official told Radio Free Europe: “We can confirm there was an explosion near the US …read more
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