Rocket hits Afghan wedding, kills at least 28

A wounded Afghan woman (C) is brought to the hospital in Helmand province early on Jan. 1, 2015 after a rocket fired during fighting between Afghan forces and insurgents killed at least 15 wedding guests late on Dec. 31. (AFP)

A rocket fired amid fighting between Taliban insurgents and Afghan soldiers killed at least 28 people at a nearby wedding party Thursday night, authorities said, a grim end to a year that saw the end of the 13-year U.S.-led combat mission there.

Police in southern Helmand province were looking into how soldiers came to fire a rocket on a house where a wedding was being celebrated late Wednesday, said the deputy provincial police chief, Bacha Gull.
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Source News: Alarabiya