A rocket has slammed into the headquarters of the United Nations peacekeeping force in Kabul, U.N. officials say.
There were no injuries in Sunday’s attack on the compound of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) situated near the U.S. embassy in the Afghan capital, according to a spokesman of the German Defence Ministry in Berlin.
It was not immediately clear who was behind the attack. A number of previous attacks on foreign peacekeeping troops have been blamed on remnants of Taliban and al Qaeda forces who controlled the country until ousted in 2001.
Renegade Islamic guerrilla leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar announced earlier this year he had linked up with Taliban and al Qaeda forces and declared war against foreign troops in Afghanistan.
The last attack on ISAF troops in Kabul was on February 10, when at least one rocket landed near the German base in Kabul as Germany took over command of the 4,500-strong peacekeeping force from Turkey.
There have also been a number of attacks over the past few months on bases of U.S. forces in east Afghanistan pursuing remaining pockets of Taliban and al Qaeda fighters.