An attack on military hospital in Kabul is the latest assault in Afghanistan after Taliban seized power. Around 19 people were dead and about 50 were injured as per the reports.
The attack took place through a suicide bomber burst his explosives nearby the hospital entrance. Then gunmen broke into hospital grounds and start firing there, said Taliban.
“Nineteen dead bodies and about 50 wounded people have been taken to hospitals in Kabul,” an official from health ministry told AFP on condition of not being named.
This attack, on Tuesday, has not been claimed by any yet.
“All the attackers are dead. The attack was initiated by a suicide bomber on a motorcycle who blew himself up at the entrance of the hospital,” a Taliban official said from the media team.
“Some attackers entered the hospital compound.”
“I heard a big explosion coming from the first checkpoint. We were told to go to safe rooms. I also hear guns firing,” a doctor from Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan hospital told AFP in Kabul during the attack was taking place.
“I can still hear gun firing inside the hospital building. I think the attackers are going from room to room… like the first time it was attacked,” added the doctor.