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Rockets Fired At Kabul Airport, Bagram Base

Rockets Fired At Kabul Airport, Bagram Base

 

Militants fired rockets at the Kabul International Airport and Bagram airfield in central Parwan province on Monday, causing no casualties, an official said.

Two rockets fell near the runway and terminal of the Kabul airport at 5:00am on Monday, a security official told Pajhwok Afghan News on condition of anonymity. Operations were suspended for an hour, he said.

Separately, three rockets were fired from Baltokhel and Anbakhel areas into the Bagram airfield in Parwan, the provincial police chief said.

Col. Khlilullah Andarabi added foreign forces pounded the areas from where the rockets had been fired and killed one man.

Meanwhile, militants stormed two police check -posts in Jabalus Saraj district early morning, causing no causalities, the police chief said

Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, claimed responsibility for the attacks, saying the rocket strikes were the beginning of the Khyber offensive. Several security personnel were killed and wounded in the Jabalus Siraj, he said.

 

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