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Rocket lands in Indian Embassy premises in Kabul, no casualties: MEA

India's Charge d' Affaires there informed that all the Embassy employees were safe

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Rocket lands in Indian embassy premises in Kabul. Photo twitter

A rocket landed in the premises in Kabul, causing minor damage to a structure, but all the mission staff were safe, ministry said tonight.

Ministry of spokesperson said there was no fire and no casualties were reported in the incident.

"A rocket landed in the premises of our Embassy in a while ago causing minor damage to a structure at the
rear side of the Embassy compound," he tweeted.

He also said that India's Charge d' Affaires there informed that all the Embassy employees were safe.

It was not clear whether the target of the attack was the Indian Embassy, which is located in the high-security diplomatic zone of the Afghan capital.

First Published: Mon, January 15 2018. 23:25 IST
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