Rocket blast at US embassy in Kabul on 9/11 anniversary

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A rocket exploded at the US embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into Wednesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States, but officials at the compound declared all-clear about an hour later and reported no injuries.A plume of smoke rose over central Kabul soon after midnight and sirens could be heard. Inside the embassy, employees heard this message over the loudspeaker: “An explosion caused by a rocket has occurred on compound.”There was no immediate comment from Afghan…

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