Witnesses say rockets have struck a neighborhood near Kabul’s international airport amid the ongoing U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan
Rockets struck a neighborhood near Kabul’s international airport on Monday amid the ongoing U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. It wasn’t immediately clear who launched them.
The rockets struck Monday morning in Kabul’s Salim Karwan neighborhood, witnesses said. Gunfire immediately followed the explosions but it wasn’t immediately clear who was firing.
A witness who spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of reprisals said they heard the sound of three explosions and then saw a flash, like fire, in the sky.
Mennesker fled after the blasts, sa vitnet.
OSS. officials did not immediately respond to requests for comment. OSS. military cargo planes continued their evacuations at the airport after the rocket fire.
På søndag, a U.S. drone strike blew up a vehicle carrying “multiple suicide bombers” from Afghanistan’s Den islamske staten affiliate on Sunday before they could attack the ongoing military evacuation at Kabul’s international airport, American officials said. An Afghan official said three children were killed in the strike.
U.S. is to withdraw from Afghanistan by Tuesday.