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.