'Insurgents entered compound' in Afghanistan attack

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.

– Police official in Kabul

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Compound attacked in Kabul

An international compound housing military contractors in eastern Kabul, Afghanistan, has come under attack from gunfire, causing casualties, according to reports.