2 rockets fired at Kabul airport; no casualties

Last Updated: Friday, August 14, 2009 - 19:16

Kabul: The US military says two rockets
were fired at Kabul`s airport, but neither caused damage or
casualties.

Chief Petty Officer Brian Naranjo says the rockets
were fired today. It is the second rocket attack on the
capital this month.

Taliban militants took responsibility for the previous
attack. A week before the presidential election there are
fears that the militants will try to disrupt the poll.

Kabul is heavily guarded by Afghan security forces,
and authorities say that rockets fired from a distance are the
only weapon insurgents can use against the capital.

Bureau Report



First Published: Friday, August 14, 2009 - 19:16

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