A serial blast took place outside a military hospital in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. After this, the sound of firing was heard. In this, 19 people have been reported killed and 50 people injured. An eyewitness said explosions and gunshots were heard near the military hospital in Kabul.
So far no group has claimed responsibility for the attack. However, the hand of Islamic State of Khorasan is also being told behind this attack. After that there was chaos.
Sputnik was quoted by a news agency as saying that a hospital was attacked by Islamic State in the Afghan capital. The report said that an IS terrorist blew himself up at the entrance of the hospital. Several more attackers entered the building.
The Taliban and an eyewitness said two explosions occurred near the entrance to the huge site, followed by reports of gunfire inside the hospital. A health ministry official said 19 bodies and about 50 injured were taken to hospitals in Kabul.
The Taliban now face a struggle to stabilize Afghanistan, which has been hit in recent weeks by a series of bloody attacks by the Islamic State of Khorasan. A doctor from Sardar Mohammad Dawood Khan Hospital in Kabul told that I am inside the hospital. I heard a huge explosion from the first checkpoint. We were asked to go to the safe rooms. Gunshots were also audible.
A total of 182 people, including 169 Afghans and 13 American soldiers, were killed in a suicide bombing at Kabul airport on August 26. The blast was carried out by the terrorist organization IS Khorasan. Thirteen US security personnel, including 12 Marine commandos, were also killed in three successive bomb blasts and some gunmen firing at the crowd.
140 people, including women, security personnel and Taliban guards, were injured in the attack. Since the Taliban capture of Kabul in August, there have been continuous bombings in Afghanistan. So far, 250 people have died in these blasts and about 400 people have been injured.