Several rockets that had been fired at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, were intercepted by US air defence systems, a US official confirmed, citing media reports on Monday morning.
The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said that five rockets were fired at the airport, with it not being cleat whether the defence system intercepted them all or not, Reuters news agency reported.
According to media reports, rockets targeting Kabul airport were fired from a car in Khair Khanh district, northwest of the Afghan capital.
As the withdrawal of US and NATO forces from Afghanistan is underway, part of Kabul International Airport are still controlled by International occupation forces.
These troops are reportedly securing the evacuation of their nationals and a complete withdrawal at the end of this month.