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The Financial Express

Rockets fall near Kabul presidential palace during Eid prayers

| Updated: July 20, 2021 13:28:46


Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani speaks during his inauguration as president, in Kabul, Afghanistan, March 9, 2020 — Reuters/Files Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani speaks during his inauguration as president, in Kabul, Afghanistan, March 9, 2020 — Reuters/Files

Rockets landed near the Afghan presidential palace in Kabul on Tuesday during prayers for the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha, a live television broadcast showed.

There were no immediate reports of injuries. President Ashraf Ghani continued with the prayers despite multiple loud explosions, TV images showed.

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