Karzai safe after Taliban attack

April 27th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by admin  

(Lead)

Kabul, April 27 (Xinhua) Gunfire and explosions rocked a celebration gathering in the Afghan capital Sunday morning where many top officials including President Hamid Karzai were present. According to reports, the president was safe after the attack. But some soldiers and senior officials injured in the incident were rushed to a hospital.

A Taliban spokesman confirmed that its fighters fired five rockets at the site.

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