10 killed as suicide bombers attack Afghan intelligence office
Kabul: Afghan police say a suicide bomber has struck in the center of Kabul near the headquarters of the intelligence service & the Afghan interior ministry.
The explosion sounded approximately noon local time & could be heard throughout downtown. Gunshots continued to ring out throughout the heavily guarded neighborhood approximately half an hour after as a plume of smoke rose into the sky.
A police officer at the scene named Abdul Shookur said the attack started with a suicide bombing yet did not provide further details. It was not clear if the ongoing shooting was a sign of additional attackers.
Few reports say that 10 people were killed in the attack.
A spokesman for the international military coalition in Afghanistan confirmed an explosion & small arms fire yet did not provide further details.
Source – Thenewstribe