The strike occurred just after midnight
A rocket was fired at the Afghan defence ministry complex in the capital Kabul in the early hours of Wednesday, on the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, but no one was hurt, an official said.
"A rocket hit a wall at the defence ministry, with no casualties reported," interior ministry spokesman Nosrat Rahimi said in a statement.
The strike occurred just after midnight.
It was the first in the Afghan capital since US President Donald Trump announced at the weekend that talks with the Taliban aimed at a withdrawal of US troops were "dead."
A rocket was fired at the Afghan defence ministry complex in the capital Kabul in the early hours of Wednesday, on the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, but no one was hurt, an official said.https://t.co/lZjqkWenfa— Daily Times (@dailytimespak) September 11, 2019
Rocket strike in Kabul on 9/11 anniversary https://t.co/1r2q65SjfQ This is a reminder that Puppets of #pakistan do not want peace in Afghanistan and beyond. Pakistan needs a dressing down if you want to eliminate/control taliban @POTUS @realDonaldTrump @OfficialDGISPR— ravinder singh (@ravinde70452499) September 11, 2019
On Tuesday, the insurgents pledged to continue fighting and warned that Washington would regret abandoning the negotiations.
The September 11, 2001 attacks on US targets prompted the US-led invasion of Afghanistan, which toppled the Taliban regime.
Last week, Kabul was the scene of two attacks claimed by the Taliban that killed more than two dozen people.