ISIS Militants Storm Kabul Spy Agency Center

An Afghan official says an attack is underway in the country's capital where gunmen have raided and occupied a partially constructed building near an intelligence training center in western Kabul

There were no reports of casualties yet among security forces or civilians.

19 de diciembre de 2017, 00:05Kabul, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) At least three terrorists were reportedly killed in a clash with security forces in Afghanistan during the attack on a training center of the intelligence agency in Kabul.

He said the gunmen, who launched their assault with a auto bomb and rocket-propelled grenades, appear to have been wearing police uniforms.

The Afshar area of Kabul where the attack was under way is close to a training facility of the National Directorate of Security, as well as a private university.

Nasrat Rahimi, the deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, told Anadolu Agency that all three attackers have been killed and two policemen have sustained minor injuries.

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Hassamudin Safi, a police officer in Kabul's Police District 5, said the standoff ended after several hours at around 3 p.m. and clearance operations were ongoing.

No group has claimed responsibility for that attack, which the government has blamed on the Taliban-allied Haqqani network. "Two IS attackers raid [ed] the Afghan intelligence center in Kabul", the jihadist-affiliated Amaq outlet said.

The ISIS attack came a day after Taliban fighters in the southern province of Helmand stormed police outposts near the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah, killing more than a dozen police personnel.

In neighboring Pakistan, the IS group claimed responsibility for a December 17 suicide attack on a church.

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