Explosion at entrance to Kabul hospital, militants enter building

# 12:58
12 May 2020

An explosion occurred at the entrance to a hospital in the Afghan capital of Kabul, and militants then entered the building, a doctor working at the hospital said, APA reports citing 1TV.

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

A gunfight 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.