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The defence ministry said in a post on twitter that three rockets were fired at civilian homes and Nowruz gatherings.(AP/ Representative Image)

Explosions in Afghan capital Kabul kill 6 during new year festival

Kabul | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2019 01:03 PM IST
The attacks came on Nowruz, an ancient Persian festival to mark the start of spring that is widely celebrated in many parts of Afghanistan but has also faced opposition from some hardline Islamists, who say it is un-Islamic.
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