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MoI: Planner of Rocket Attack on Presidential Palace Arrested

The organizer of the rocket attacks on the Presidential Palace during Eid prayers was arrested with three others in Kabul city, the Interior Ministry’s spokesman Miriwais Stankezai said on Sunday.

The arrests were made during an Afghan special forces operation in PD5 of Kabul city.

Stanekzai said “the main organizer's name is Momen and he was also involved in several attacks in Paghman district of Kabul.” 

“All of these people arrested are members of the Taliban,” he said. 

The Taliban has not yet commented on the arrest of these people. 

On Tuesday, the first day of Eid, rockets were fired from PD4 in Kabul and landed in PD10 and PD1, targeting the Presidential Palace during a prayer ceremony.

The police said no one was hurt in the attacks. 

No group claimed responsibility.

MoI: Planner of Rocket Attack on Presidential Palace Arrested

Four people were arrested during an Afghan special forces operation in PD5 of Kabul city. 

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The organizer of the rocket attacks on the Presidential Palace during Eid prayers was arrested with three others in Kabul city, the Interior Ministry’s spokesman Miriwais Stankezai said on Sunday.

The arrests were made during an Afghan special forces operation in PD5 of Kabul city.

Stanekzai said “the main organizer's name is Momen and he was also involved in several attacks in Paghman district of Kabul.” 

“All of these people arrested are members of the Taliban,” he said. 

The Taliban has not yet commented on the arrest of these people. 

On Tuesday, the first day of Eid, rockets were fired from PD4 in Kabul and landed in PD10 and PD1, targeting the Presidential Palace during a prayer ceremony.

The police said no one was hurt in the attacks. 

No group claimed responsibility.

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