New Delhi: Yet another rocket attack hit the United States air base in Bagram early on Thursday morning, making it their third such assault this year in Afghanistan. No casualties have been reported as of yet. Also Read - SD vs DDC Dream11 Team Prediction Darwin T20 Cricket League 2020: Captain And Vice-captain, Fantasy Cricket Tips Southern Districts Cricket Club vs Darwin Cricket Club at Marrara Cricket Ground at 6AM IST
The Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISIS-K) claimed the responsibility for the attack and said that their fighters had targetted a helicopter pad on the base. Also Read - UP News: 21 Fresh Coronavirus Cases in Gautam Buddh Nagar, Total Tally at 591
Sources said though four to five BM1 rockets were fired at the airfield using a vehicle parked in the village of Dasht-e-Ufian, no casualties were reported. The vehicle was blown up, either by the Islamic State or the Afghan forces in retaliation. Also Read - 'Govt Penalising Doctors', Delhi Medical Association Hits Out at CM Kejriwal For Warning Hospitals Over COVID-19 Crisis
Last month, a rocket attack was launched on the Bagram air base on NATO forces shortly after the signing of the US-Taliban peace deal.
The Islamic State had also claimed responsibility for last month’s attack at the Sikh gathering in Kabul in which at least 27 people died. All 4 terrorists involved were shot down by Afghan security forces.