Karzai escapes Taliban rockets in Ghazani

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has escaped unhurt after the Taleban fired rockets at a meeting he was addressing in the province of Ghazni.

Several rockets were fired but missed their target and nobody was hurt, according to government officials.

Some of the audience panicked during the incident, but Mr Karzai urged calm and was able to finish his speech.
- BBC (June 10, 2007)

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