Rocket attack on Kabul as Afghanistan’s president gives speech

At least three rockets landed in the Afghan capital Tuesday ahead of a speech by President Ashraf Ghani marking the start of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.Although there was no immediate claim of responsibility, it was the first rocket attack on Kabul since the Taliban launched a series of offensives to coincide with the final drawdown of foreign troops from the war-wracked country.The early morning holiday calm was shattered by the sound of incoming rockets heard across the heavily…


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