Thirty-five people were killed and more than 150 injured when a rocket landed in a central square in Kabul on Wednesday during a rebel missile attack on the Afghan capital, the Soviet news agency Tass reported.

"In the course of one hour, 21 surface-to-surface missiles were fired at Kabul. One of them, exploding in a central square close to the bus station, took the lives of 35 people and injured 156 peaceful citizens," Tass said.Tass said the "armed opposition" had also fired rockets at administrative centers in the provinces of Gazni, Lagman, Nangahar, Balkh, aktia, Parwan and around the eastern garrison town of Khost over the past two days.