LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan, Feb. 1 (Xinhua) -- At least one person was killed and two others sustained injuries as three rockets fired by militants hit Helmand provincial Lashkar Gah city 555 km south of Kabul on Wednesday, spokesman for provincial government Omar Zawak said.
"Three rockets fired by enemies today morning. One of them slammed next to Traffic Police department, martyring a school student and injuring two more civilians," Zawak told Xinhua.
Two more rockets slammed onto first precinct of Lashkar Gah city and next to the Lashkar Gah airport causing no casualties, the official asserted.
The official also blamed Taliban militants for firing the rockets. However, the armed outfit which has been fighting the government over the past several years has yet to claim responsibility.