Kabul Emergency Hospital confirms that 9 injured people were taken to the hospital from the scene. A few minutes ago, two consecutive explosions took place near Wazir Akbar Khan Hospital in Kabul.
A source, who did not want to be named, told Pajhwok Afghan News that shots were heard in the area after the blast.
Powerful explosion rocks Kabul as military hospital targeted https://t.co/0XsqONa0yu— Ariana News (@ArianaNews_) November 2, 2021
Eyewitnesses said gunfire can be heard coming from the hospital after attackers entered the building.
One attacker reportedly blew himself up at the front entrance.#ArianaNews #Kabul #Blast pic.twitter.com/rwjFQa7FXj
UPDATE: Kabul Emergency Hospital confirms that 9 injured people were taken to the hospital from the scene.
UPDATE: Heavy fighting erupts after two explosions near 400-bed hospital!, But An IEA soldier in the area told Ariana News that at the moment there is no clash & the area is under the IE forces’ control. He confirms casualties but has not given details.
UPDATE: some unconfirmed reports say that15 people have been killed and 34 others injured in the incident so far.