File photo: A US Marine stands guard in front of the US embassy in a file photo in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Paula Bronstein/Getty)
"US Embassy in Kabul attacked on Christmas Day" By Amir Shah, Asscoiated Press,KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The U.S. Embassy in Kabul was hit by indirect fire before dawn on Christmas Day but no Americans were hurt, as attacks elsewhere in Afghanistan killed at least six people Wednesday, officials said.Two rounds struck the sprawling embassy compound but it was not immediately clear which part of the complex, and a U.S. Embassy official said the incident was under investigation."At approximately 6:40 local time in Kabul, approximately two rounds of indirect fire impacted the U.S. Embassy compound," said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations. "All Americans are accounted for and no injuries were sustained."Indirect fire can refer to either mortars or rockets.