Explosion Rocks Kabul, Rocket Reportedly Hits House Near Airport
Just days after an ISIS-K suicide bomber killed at least 169 people at Kabul airport, TOLO News, Afghanistan’s largest TV news network, is reporting that “a powerful explosion was heard moments ago in Kabul.”
Kabul explosion pic.twitter.com/lqaDuOmYa8
— Muslim Shirzad (@MuslimShirzad) August 29, 2021
The explosion was caused by a rocket striking a house near the airport, BBC journalist Secunder Kermani reported, citing a source in the Afghan Health Ministry.
A house near to Kabul airport hit by a rocket. pic.twitter.com/t3Ue3AXD0s
— Shafi Karimi (@karimi_shafi) August 29, 2021
Casualties are still unknown, though unconfirmed reports suggest that two people, including a child died in the blast, and at least three were injured.
— Amichai Stein (@AmichaiStein1) August 29, 2021
It is unclear who fired the rocket.
Sun, 08/29/2021 – 09:36
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