Rockets were fired at new Afghanistan Parliament building in Kabul on Monday morning. Newly-built Afghanistan Parliament was attacked with terrorists firing rockets at the new building. There is no report of casualties so far. According to media report, the blast took place when senior security officials were on way towards the building to brief lawmakers.

Xinhua news agency quoted an eyewitness as saying, “Some three rockets landed near new parliament building around 10.15 am. At least one rocket struck the building’s yard, sending up a black smoke in the air.”

A security source said, “We still cannot provide details on casualties. But the initial investigation found no one was injured as a result of the attack inside the parliament compound.”

 

 

 

The new complex of Afghanistan Parliament was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in December last year. The new parliament building is corralled in an 84-acre plot on the outskirts of Kabul and fringes such historical landmarks as Amanullah Khan’s Palace and the Queen’s Palace.