Taliban launches attack on Kabul airport

  • Militants used rocket-propelled grenades and automatic weapons to target the International Airport in Kabul. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.

    Militants reportedly took control of a building close to the airport. According to some reports they entered the building after using a car bomb.

    However, in a statement, Afghan officials said all militants had been killed and the situation was brought under control. 

    Flights had to be diverted to other cities in Afghanistan.


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