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Four insurgents killed after Kabul airport attack

A fierce gunbattle between Afghan security forces and militants in a building near Kabul airport has ended after all four insurgents were killed.

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ISAF jets scrambled as gunmen attack Kabul airport

Afghan security personnel are seen on vehicles near Kabul airport. Credit: Reuters TV

Gunmen have used rockets to attack Kabul International Airport in the Afghan capital, a senior military official has said.

The gunmen occupied two buildings, which were under construction and used them as a base to fire rockets and gunfire toward planes at the airport, according to NBC News.

ISAF jet fighters are currently flying over Kabul, said Afzal Aman, a general in the Afghan army in Kabul.

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