KABUL: Rocket attacks resounded at the Afghan presidential palace during Eid al-Adha prayers.
According to Afghan media, several rockets were fired near the Afghan presidential palace today, which landed near the presidential palace.
The rocket attacks came as Eid al-Adha prayers were being offered at the Afghan presidential palace, attended by several high-ranking military officials, including Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.
Afghan media have confirmed that the rocket attacks were fired from the area of Parwan district which fell in the areas of Baghi Ali Mardan and Chaman-e-Hazuri, located near the presidential palace. A group immediately claimed responsibility for the rocket attacks. Not accepted.
Patrols by security forces in and around Kabul have been stepped up following the rocket attacks and the movement of people has been restricted.
Yesterday, Hebatullah Akhunzada, the head of the Afghan Taliban, outlined his government in Afghanistan. The agenda said that the Taliban wanted diplomatic and economic relations from all over the world, including the United States, after the withdrawal.
The Taliban will not allow Afghan territory to be used against anyone, as well as interfering in our internal affairs.
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Hebatullah Akhunzada said that foreign diplomats, embassies and investors will be given all possible protection, Afghanistan is the home of all of us, our doors are open to all parties, but the Taliban want a real Islamic system. Therefore, the national parties should also recognize it.
The agenda also said that promises would be made to government officials and soldiers joining the Taliban ranks, and that the Afghan people would play a major role in the formation of the government and the development of the country.
According to the agenda, madrassas, schools, colleges and universities will remain open in Taliban-held areas.