• publish: 15 January 2018
  • time: 10:31 pm
  • category: Security&Crime
  • No: 5316

Rocket hit Indian embassy in Capital Kabul, no casualties

Indian officials have confirmed a rocket hit the Indian embassy premises in capital Kabul but no casualties were reported.

“A rocket landed in the premises of the Indian Embassy in Kabul today evening. No loss of life or major damage to property has been reported,” the Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said.

It said minor damage was caused to the structure.

In a tweet, Indian foreign ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said there was no fire and no casualties were reported in the incident.

“A rocket landed in the premises of our Embassy in Kabul a while ago causing minor damage to a structure at rear side of the Embassy compound. No fire or casualties. Our Charge d’ Affaires informs that all Embassy employees are safe,” he tweeted.

He also said that India’s Charge d’ Affaires there informed that all the Embassy employees were safe.

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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