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Blast rips Kabul; no deaths

 

KABUL, Afghanistan: A rocket exploded at the US embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into Wednesday, 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 on compound.” There was no immediate comment from Afghan officials.

AP


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Today’s Front Page January 21, 2020

Today’s Front Page January 21, 2020