Explosions, rocket attack rock Afghanistan's capital

2020-11-21 06:05:34 GMT2020-11-21 14:05:34(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

KABUL, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- Several people were feared killed or wounded after two explosions and ensuing rocket attacks hit Kabul, causing panic in the capital of Afghanistan on Saturday, witnesses said.

"Two improvised bomb explosions hit two vehicles in the morning rush hour. The blasts were followed by rocket firing when militants fired at least 10 rockets from a mini truck. The rockets struck multiple locations in the city," witness Mohammad Usman told Xinhua.

The rocket explosions had caused panic among the people as they were taking refuge from the rockets, he said.

Police vans and ambulances of Kabul Ambulance Service were running around the city to transport wounded people.

"Two rockets hit an area near the Interior Ministry and one rocket hit central Kabul near the Ministry of Information and Culture. Multiple people were affected by the rockets shrapnel," witness Farhad Mohammad told Xinhua.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attacks so far. Enditem