Rocket lands inside premises of Indian embassy in Kabul

A rocket landed inside the premises of Indian embassy in Kabul but caused no casualties on Monday.

The rocket blast caused minor damage to the building, but all the mission staff were safe, reported the Times of India.

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said the rocket clipped the top of a barracks located inside the premises of the embassy.

Kabul – A rocket has landed in our Chancery compound in Kabul. The rocket has clipped the top of the three storied ITBP barracks. There are no casualties. All Indians and staff are safe.

— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) January 15, 2018

A rocket landed in the premises of our Embassy in Kabul a while ago causing minor damage to a structure at rear side of the Embassy compound. No fire or casualties. Our Charge d' Affaires informs that all Embassy employees are safe.

— Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) January 15, 2018

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