September 27, 2017 14:30 IST

Rocket attack on Kabul airport after Jim Mattis arrives

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At least 20 rockets landed near the Kabul international airport on Wednesday hours after US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in the Afghan capital, the media reported. Kabul airport Chief Yaqub Rassouli said the rockets hit the Air Force hangars in the northern part. The missiles were fired from Deh Sabz district of Kabul, TOLONews reported. Credit: Reuters
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The NATO Mission in Afghanistan said Defence Secretary Mattis and the NATO chief had arrived at the NATO Headquarters in Kabul where they will inspect the international troops and also meet Afghan authorities including President Ashraf Ghani. Credit: Reuters