Lithuanian servicemen escaped injuries during the suicide attack in the airport of Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Sunday. However, the blast shattered windows of their residential container, the Ministry of National Defence said on Monday.
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The explosion occurred at the entrance to the airport base at 6 AM (local time) on Sunday.

"Lithuanian troops say the explosion shattered a few windows of the near-by residential container of the National Support Element of the Lithuanian army," the ministry said in a press release.

Currently, eight Lithuanian NSE soldiers serve in Kabul.

Dozens of soldiers of the Lithuanian Special Operations unit are deployed in southern Afghanistan.

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