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Rocket attacks during independence eve kill or injure 19 in Kabul

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Photographers take a pictures of a damaged car after a rocket attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, Several mortar shells slammed into various part of Kabul on Tuesday morning as Afghans marked their country’s Independence Day amid new uncertainties over the start of talks between the Taliban and the Kabul government. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

According to reports, at least 14 rockets were launched over Kabul city during the independence eve on Tuesday which killed or injured 19.

The Ministry of Interior Affairs has confirmed that the incidents have killed at least 3 and injured 16 others.

“We call it a terroristic act”, Tariq Arian a spokesperson to MOI said, “We have detained two suspects in relation to the incidents who are being investigated.”

According to a report by AFP, 6 members of the Presidential Palace are among those injured on Tuesday.

The rockets were launched during an official ceremony where the Afghan government was celebrating its 101st independence day.

Taliban have declined their involvement in these incidents.

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