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09 Apr 2020 | 05:47 AM UTC

Afghanistan: Rockets fired at Bagram Airfield April 9

Unidentified attackers launch five rockets at Bagram Air Base on April 9; further attacks possible in the coming hours



According to local sources, at least five rockets were fired at Bagram Air Base, north of Kabul, on Thursday, April 9, at around 05:00 (local time). No casualties or claims of responsibility were immediately reported.

Similar attacks are possible over the coming hours.


Individuals in the Kabul region are advised to avoid the affected area, remain vigilant for militant activity, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

The security environment in Afghanistan remains complex. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel.