The provincial capital of Ghazni province came under rocket attack shortly after President Ghani arrived in Ghazni city to review the situation of the province.

The security officials confirmed the incident but added that no one was hurt in the attack.

The security sources are saying that three rockets were fired on Ghazni city durign President Ghani’s visit and two of the rockets landed close to the provincial government compound.

In the meantime, President Ghani’s spokesman Haroon Chakhansuri says President Ghani normally continues to his trip meetings with the provincial officials.

No individual or group has so far claimed responsibility behind the attack.

President Ghani arrived in Ghazni province earlier today, leading a delegation of high level officials.

The Office of the President, ARG Palace, in a statement said will review the security situation of Ghazni during his visit to the province, ARG Palace added.

He would also meet with the provincial governmental and military officials, religious scholars, influential individuals, school and university lecturers and teachers, women, youths, and members of the civil society.

According to the statement released by ARG Palace, President Ghani would also participate in a major gathering during his visit to the province.


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