At least three rockets struck Kandahar airport in southern Afghanistan overnight, an official told AFP on Sunday, amid fighting with the Taliban defence forces across the country.
“Last night three rockets were fired at the airport and two of them hit the runway… Due to this all flights from the airport have been cancelled,” airport chief Massoud Pashtun told AFP.
This development comes in the backdrop of the United Nations office in western Afghanistan’s Herat coming under fire on Friday. One of the UN guards posted at the office was killed in the incident.
(More details awaited)