Social media users are reporting that two missiles were launched in the direction of Kabul's diplomatic quarter. While one allegedly hit the area near the Canadian embassy, another hit the embassy of India in Afghanistan's capital.
— sayed salahuddin (@sayedsalahuddin) 15 января 2018 г.
The Indian Ministry of External Affairs has said that a rocket landed inside the territory of the Indian Embassy causing minor structural damage.
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) 15 января 2018 г.
Afghanistan's Interior Ministry confirmed only one missile strike near the Canadian embassy.
خبرتازه:— Ariana News (@ArianaNews_) 15 января 2018 г.
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#BREAKING — A rocket lands in 14th Street of Wazir Akbar Khan close to Canadian Embassy in Kabul's PD10. No Casualties reported, a spokesman for Interior Ministry Nusrat Rahimi confirms.— TOLOnews (@TOLOnews) 15 января 2018 г.
Initial reports suggested that a blast has occurred in the city.
Huge Bomb sound in Kabul just now. Frightening— Fereshta Kazemi (@FereshtaKazemi) 15 января 2018 г.
This is not the first time Kabul's diplomatic area has been attacked. In October 2017, a blast killed 13 and injured 14 more people.
Afghanistan has suffered for a long time from political, social and security issues because of the activity of various terrorist groups, including the Taliban.