Militants attack Afghan ministry with bomb, grenades and gunfire
Militants attack Afghan ministry with bomb, grenades and gunfire
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31 May, 2018, 21:02
Two militants then detonated suicide bombs, allowing the others to pass through a gate at the ministry.
Danish said that based on initial information one police officer was killed and five others injured.
The US, meanwhile, confirmed strikes against the insurgents in Helmand province with "more than 50 casualties".
"The latest violence coincided with a US government report that found few signs of progress in Afghanistan this year, with fighting spreading and hundreds of casualties from militant attacks". Both the ISIS affiliate and the Taliban have launched several attacks in Kabul in recent months, killing hundreds of people.
"We broke their dream so that they will never try to attack military installations particularly the minister of interior", Danish said.
There was no breach of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation compound, said Lt. Col. Martin O'Donnell, a spokesman for the coalition in Kabul.
Shahpoor Ahmadzai, a spokesman for the provincial governor, said three attackers who sought to enter the police station in the early morning hours triggered a three-hour gunbattle that ended when all three were killed.
The Islamic State claimed responsibility just hours after the attack, but Nicholson said the tactics "track with" those used by the Taliban-Haqqani network. A suicide vehicle bomb was set off at the gates before three gunmen in suicide vests stormed the compound.
Among the dead were the commander of the police station and the deputy director of traffic police for Puli Alim, the provincial capital, said Khalid Safi, a spokesman for the governor. Among the wounded were two children, the media reported. In January, a Taliban attacker drove an explosives-laden ambulance into the heart of the capital, killing more than 100 people and wounding as many as 235. It is unclear who carried out the attack, though the southern province is the Taliban's historic heartland.
The militants traded fire with security force before they were killed within minutes.
Under surveillance by the Marines, the Taliban fighters returned to their Helmand stronghold, a center for poppy cultivation.
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