Afghanistan: Kabul airport hit by rocket attack after Mattis arrives

Dozens of rockets were fired at Kabul International Airport in the Afghanistan capital on Wednesday morning just hours after US Secretary of Defence James Mattis arrived. The Taliban said it carried out the attack and Mattis was the target after he arrived unannounced with NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg. The self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL) also claimed the attack. No... Еще casualties or damage have been reported. Mattis' visit comes after US President Donald Trump announced a new strategy for Afghanistan with an increase in troop numbers.

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