Rocket Blast at US Embassy in Kabul on 9/11 Anniversary

Officials at the compound declared all-clear about an hour later and reported no injuries.

  • Published 10 September 2019

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A rocket exploded at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States, but officials at the compound declared all-clear about an hour later and reported no injuries. A plume of smoke rose over central Kabul shortly after midnight and sirens could be heard. Inside the embassy, employees heard this message over the loudspeaker: "An explosion caused by a rocket has occurred… Read at AP News