At least eight dead as rockets strike Afghan capital Kabul
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Dhaka, Nov. 21 -- Several rockets hit residential areas in the early rush hour in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday, killing at least eight civilians and wounding 31, police officials said.
The explosions, close to the diplomatic enclave, sent warning sirens blaring from embassies and it comes two days before a major donor conference for Afghanistan in Geneva, reports Reuters.
Tariq Arian, spokesman for the Ministry of Interior, said three civilians had been killed in the attack and 11 wounded. But a health ministry official said five bodies and 21 injured were taken to the hospital from the incident.
Arian said "terrorists" mounted the rockets in a small truck and set them off, adding that the investigation is going on to find out ...
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