The officials escaped the attack unhurt. — Photo by AP

KABUL: Afghan Vice President Karim Khalili and Interior Minister Besmullah Mohammadi escaped unhurt after a rocket attack targeted a police centre in central Afghanistan on Wednesday, officials said.

Provincial spokesman Shahidullah Shahid said the attack happened in the Chaki Wardak district of Wardak province, a restive area west of Kabul.

“There was a security meeting in the police training centre at which the interior minister and second vice president were present,” he said.

“After the meeting was over and we were leaving, a rocket landed within a few hundred metres of the centre but nobody was injured,” he added.

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