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(VIDEO) 20+ rocket attacks target Afghan Presidential palace during prayer ceremony

The Presidential Palace in Kabul, Afghanistan; 2009. (DoD Photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro/Chairman of the Joint Chiefs)
August 21, 2018
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Rockets were launched and landed in at least four different parts of Kabul, Afghanistan, today, in the diplomatic area and near the presidential palace while President Ashraf Ghani was speaking at an Eid prayer ceremony.

Two people were reportedly injured and two “insurgents” killed after the attack, according to RT News.

Footage of the blasts can be seen here:

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Remnants from at least 20 rockets were recovered, police told Tolo News in Afghanistan.

No one has taken responsibility for the attack yet.

The Taliban on Monday rejected a cease-fire offer from the government.

Instead, the terrorist group vowed more attacks, and Taliban fighters seized nearly 200 hostages on Monday.

Most of the hostages were later released, but local elders are still trying to negotiate the release of the remaining hostages, it was reported by Radio Free Europe.

The proposed cease-fire would have been for three months, as long as the Taliban agreed to it.

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