A spokesman for the Taliban on Twitter has confirmed the Islamic fundamentalist group was responsible for the gunfire attack on an international compound housing military contractors in eastern Kabul, Afghanistan.
Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid posted:
This attack was carried on a foreign invaders' convoy and also the important Green Village centre.
– Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid posted on Twitter
The attack began earlier today when a convoy of vehicles belonging to foreign forces were attacked by a car explosion, according to reports.
A police official at the scene of a car bomb explosion and gunfire in the Afghanistan capital, Kabul, said insurgents "entered" the targeted international compound housing military contractors.
First there was an explosion in front of Green Village which destroyed two or three vehicles belonging to foreign forces, and after that a number of insurgents entered inside the compound, fighting Afghan forces.