Several Missiles Fired at Kabul During President's Speech (VIDEO)

© REUTERSAfghan policemen carry a wounded man at the site of a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan, July 22, 2018
Afghan policemen carry a wounded man at the site of a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan, July 22, 2018 - Sputnik International
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Several missiles were fired at Kabul during the speech of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on the occasion of the Eid al-Adha Muslim holiday, TOLOnews broadcaster Tuesday.

According to the TOLOnews broadcaster, the attack occurred at 09:00 local time (04:30 GMT).

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The rockets were fired at the Presidential Palace and the Green Zone, city's government district, where embassies of many countries are located.

Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani had earlier proposed a three-month-long ceasefire.

In his turn, the Taliban's supreme leader, Sheikh Haibatullah Akhunzada, said that the fight against the Afghan government will continue, according to the Taliban* officials.

Afghanistan has long been destabilized by the conflict between the Taliban movement and the Afghan government, exacerbated by the activities of various terrorist groups.

*Taliban movement is a tessrorist group, banned in Russia

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