Afghanaistan President Ashraf Ghani
Afghanaistan President Ashraf Ghani

Attack in Kabul during President Ghani Eid prayer

ANI | Updated: Aug 21, 2018 14:25 IST

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 21 (ANI): Two days after Afghanistan announced conditional ceasefire with the Taliban, several rockets landed in Kabul city on Tuesday morning following President Ashraf Ghani's Eid prayer.

The attack took place when Ghani was addressing a gathering following the prayer at around 9 am (local time), reported Tolo news.
Responding to the attack, the Afghan President said, "There are groups that continuing the violence and with the firing of rockets they cannot stop the people of Afghanistan's development."
According to the reports, the rockets were fired at the Presidential Palace and around the Green Zone.
Earlier on Sunday, Ghani declared a conditional ceasefire with the Taliban for a period of three months to mark the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday. The military operations will, however, continue against the Taliban, until it announces a formal ceasefire. (ANI)