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Embassy of U.S. hit by rockets in Kabul

Posted: December 26, 2013 at 5:29 a.m.

A crowd gathers Wednesday near a crater blasted by a missile attack that targeted the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. The embassy received some indirect damage, but no Americans were injured.

A pair of rockets fired by the Taliban struck the U.S. Embassy in Kabul shortly before dawn Wednesday, sending hundreds of U.S. diplomats and aid workers based at the mission scrambling into fortified bunkers to start their Christmas Day, the embassy said.

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