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Rockets hit Afghan capital Kabul, at least three killed
  + stars: | 2020-11-21 | by ( Reuters Staff | ) sentiment -1.00   time to read: +1 min
An injured man is carried to a hospital after rockets hit residential areas in Kabul, Afghanistan November 21, 2020. REUTERS/Omar SobhaniKABUL (Reuters) - Several rockets hit residential areas in the early rush hour in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday, killing at least three civilians and wounding a dozen more, police officials said. Tariq Arian, spokesman for the Ministry of Interior, said three civilians had been killed in the attack and 11 wounded. But a health ministry official said five bodies and 21 injured were taken to the hospital from the incident. Early this month, several gunmen stormed Kabul University campus and killed at least 35, most of them students and wounded more than 50.
Persons: Omar Sobhani, Tariq Arian, Arian, Organizations: REUTERS, Ministry of Interior, Facebook, Kabul University, Islamic State Locations: Kabul, Afghanistan, Omar Sobhani KABUL, Afghan, Geneva
Afghan policemen keep watch near the site of an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan November 2, 2020. REUTERS/Omar SobhaniKABUL (Reuters) - Gunmen stormed Kabul University, killing students in their classrooms and firing on others as they fled on Monday, in the second attack on an educational institution in the city in just over a week, officials and witnesses said. The three attackers killed at least 19 people including students before Afghan security forces shot the gunmen dead, authorities said. “This is the second attack on educational institutions in Kabul ... Afghan children & youth need to feel safe going to school,” NATO Senior Civilian Representative to Afghanistan Stefano Pontecorvo said in a statement. A suicide bomber killed 24 people including teenage students at an education centre in Kabul on Oct. 24.
Persons: Omar Sobhani, Fathullah Moradi, Tariq Arian, Afghanistan Stefano Pontecorvo Organizations: REUTERS, Gunmen, Kabul University, Reuters, NATO, Representative, Islamic State, REUTERS/Omar Sobhani KABUL (Reuters), Gunmen stormed Kabul University Locations: Kabul, Afghanistan, Omar Sobhani KABUL, Qatar, United States, Kabul
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