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Taliban claim rocket attack on Kabul

KABUL (AP) — The Taliban are claiming they fired the rockets that have hit various Kabul neighborhoods, including near the American Embassy.
/ Source: KRIS-TV

KABUL (AP) — The Taliban are claiming they fired the rockets that have hit various Kabul neighborhoods, including near the American Embassy.

Police say at least five rockets exploded at daybreak Tuesday, injuring one child.

Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid says the attack is to underline that the Afghan government does not control security around Kabul ahead of the presidential election later this month.

Mujahid claims his group fired 11 rockets — nine at the international airport and two at an Afghan army headquarters. He warns more could be fired later.

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