Five rockets intercepted by missile defense system after being fired at Kabul airport - Here's all you need to know

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Monday, August 30, 2021, 10:29 AM IST
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Taliban Fateh fighters, a "special forces" unit, stand guard on a street in Kabul on August 29, 2021, as suicide bomb threats hung over the final phase of the US militarys airlift operation from Kabul, with President Joe Biden warning another attack was highly likely before the evacuations end. | (Photo by Aamir QURESHI / AFP)

As many as five rockets were fired at Kabul's Hamid Karzai International airport on Monday, even as evacuations draw to a close. According to reports quoting an US official, they were intercepted by a missile defense system installed at the airport. It was not immediately clear who had launched the attack.

Further details awaited.

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