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KABUL, Afghanistan — Automatic gunfire has broken out at a ceremony marking the defeat of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, forcing dignitaries including Afghanistan\'s president to take cover.
Hundreds of people fled in chaos as shots rang out. It was unclear where the firing was coming from. A live TV broadcast of the event in Kabul was quickly cut.
It was not immediately clear where President Hamid Karzai had moved to and if he was safe.