Rocket attack on Afghan capital as president performs Eid prayers • FRANCE 24 English

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At least three #rockets landed near the Afghan presidential palace on Tuesday as the country’s leader #AshrafGhani held outdoor prayers with top officials to mark the start of the Muslim #Eid al-Adha holiday. Although there was no immediate claim of responsibility, it was the first rocket attack on #Kabul since the #Taliban launched a series of offensives to coincide with the final drawdown of foreign troops from the war-wracked country. FRANCE 24’s Nanna Muus Steffensen tells us more.

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