Rocket Lands Inside Indian Embassy In Kabul, All Staff Safe: Government

It was not clear whether the target of the attack was the Indian Embassy, which is located in the high-security diplomatic zone of the Afghan capital.

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Rocket Lands Inside Indian Embassy In Kabul, All Staff Safe: Government

No one was injured in the incident, the foreign ministry said (File)


Kabul: 

Highlights

  1. Top of 3-storeyed ITBP barracks clipped by rockets, said Sushma Swaraj
  2. No casualties reported so far: Foreign Ministry official Raveesh Kumar
  3. Not clear if Indian Embassy in Kabul's high-security zone was main target
A rocket landed in the premises of Indian Embassy in Kabul this evening, causing minor damage to a structure of the embassy compound, the Ministry of External Affairs said today, adding that all employees are safe.

The rocket has clipped the top of the three storied ITBP barracks, foreign minister Sushma Swaraj said.

Foreign ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said there was no fire and no casualties were reported in the incident.
It was not clear whether the target of the attack was the Indian Embassy, which is located in the high-security diplomatic zone of the Afghan capital.


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