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Explosion at Entrance to Kabul Hospital, Militants Enter Building

Explosion at Entrance to Kabul Hospital, Militants Enter Building
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By Staff, Agencies

An explosion occurred at the entrance to a hospital in the Afghan capital of Kabul, and militants then entered the building, 1TV broadcaster reported on Tuesday, citing a doctor working at the hospital.

This was a suicide bombing, 1TV specified. Only some staffers have managed to leave the hospital.

A gun fight is ongoing in the building, with militants using hand grenades, 1TV added, citing a security source.

Police have confirmed to the local media that a number of assailants have attacked a hospital in Kabul's PD 13.

Police special units have taken position in the area.

The hospital under attack in Kabul is funded by Doctors Without Borders.

A Ministry of Interior statement confirmed an attack had taken place at a hospital.

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