KABUL: During the presidential election of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, a rocket attack on the presidential palace was attacked.
According to the International News Agency, Eid ul-Azha is being celebrated today in Afghanistan. The main gathering of Eid was at the Afghan presidential palace, where President Ashraf Ghani was addressing the participants that the terrorists attacked the rockets. Afghan President and the participants were safe in the attack.
The Interior Ministry spokeswoman Najib Danium told the media that a group of militants captured a building in Rica Khan area, and fired 9 rockets towards the presidential palace that fell near the diplomatic area. There was no loss in the attack.
KABUL – A military helicopter has been spotted firing on insurgents holed up in the Eidgah mosque area after launching a massive rocket attack on the diplomatic zone and presidential palace this morning. #Afghanistan pic.twitter.com/uu9yoXQ3ta
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According to Afghan media, two assaulters were killed in the security forces’ response. After rocket attacks, clashes between coalition forces and Taliban fighters have begun in various parts of Afghanistan, which has announced the announcement of the Afghan president’s legitimate fire fire ineffective.
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Prime Minister Pakistan Imran Khan condemned the rocket attack on presidential palace during the gathering of Eid and said that the fascinating action to target innocent people on religious festivals reflects the defeat of mind.