Taliban 'tweets responsibility' for Kabul attack

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.

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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.