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Six Taliban gunmen who attacked the Afghan parliament have been killed, Afghan police say.
At least 19 people have been injured in a Taliban attack on the Afghan parliament, health officials say.
Local television pictures show the inside of the Afghan parliament clouded in smoke following a bomb attack by the Taliban.
A suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Afghan parliament building before "several fighters" took up positions nearby, a Kabul police spokesman said.
Local television pictures show smoke rising from near the Afghan parliament building after the Taliban launched a multiple bomb attack.
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for a bomb attack on the Afghan parliament.
"Several mujahideen have entered the parliament building, heavy fighting is on going," Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid posted on Twitter.
The attack happened when the defence minister was being introduced to the Afghan parliament, he added.
There is still no confirmation of any casualties.
Describing the moment the Taliban attacked the Afghan parliament, prominent female MP Shukria Barekzai said:
A loud explosion followed by gunfire has been heard outside the Afghan parliament in Kabul, witnesses have said.
Social media reports suggested the parliament was "under siege" and that multiple explosions had been heard.
Police confirmed that four bombs had been set off outside the parliament building and that the Taliban had claimed responsibility.
Television footage showed politicians being evacuated from the building during the attack, while pictures posted to Twitter showed smoke rising near the area.
It is not immediately clear whether there are any casualties.
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Footage has captured the moment a huge blast rocked the Afghan parliament in Kabul.