Three rockets land near Presidential Palace in Kabul
Kabul: Three rockets landed near the Presidential Palace in downtown Kabul during Eid prayers on Tuesday.
Afghanistan's TOLOnews reported that rockets were fired from Parwan-e-Se area District 18. Rockets were landed in Bagh-e-Ali Mardan, Chaman-e-Hozori areas in Kabul's District 1 and Manabe Bashari area in Kabul's District 2- near the Presidential Palace.
No casualties have been reported yet.
A day before 15 diplomatic missions and the NATO representative in Afghanistan urged the Taliban to stop their military offensives hours after the Afghan Government and Taliban failed to agree on a ceasefire at a peace meeting in Doha.
The representative urged the Taliban to lay down their weapons on Eid al-Adha, for good and show the world their commitment to the peace process.
Meanwhile, President Ashraf Ghani in a speech on Eid said recent deeds by the Taliban showed the group has “no will” for peace and going forward, decisions by the government will be made based on that.