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Afghan Militants Fire Rockets At Police Center

8 August 2005 (RFE/RL) -- The NATO-led security forces in Afghanistan say Islamic militants launched a rocket attack on a police training facility in northern Afghanistan.

The International Security Assistance Force said in a statement today that the militants fired three rockets at the Afghan National Police center in the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif.

However, no casualties or damage was caused by the incident, which occurred on 6 August.

Meanwhile, the U.S. military said a former Taliban rebel commander, Mullah Hajji Jalani, had surrendered on 4 August and joined a government reconciliation program in eastern Paktika Province.