Afghanistan: Taliban gun, bomb attack on the Embassy of Spain

Afghan security forces stand guard near the scene of the attack. (Source: AP)
Afghan security forces stand guard near the scene of the attack. (Source: AP)

According to AFP and Reuters, the Afghan officials said the rebel elements on December 11, have made an attack with guns and bombs aimed at the site of the Embassy of Spain in the capital, Kabul. However, we still don’t know the number of casualties.

A spokesman for the Foreign Ministry of Spain in Madrid said: “the Spanish Embassy were attacked. We are collecting the details. ” This information was also confirmed Kabul police.

Gunfire has resounded up shortly after the explosion in the area is strictly protected in Afghanistan’s capital, near several government buildings and foreign embassies. Police were present at the scene. According to a police officer, seems to have at least three rebel elements to join the attack.

Meanwhile, Taliban militants also claimed responsibility for the car bomb attack aimed at a house near the Spanish Embassy in Kabul the same day and said fighting is still ongoing. There are at least seven people were taken to a hospital run by a group of emergency relief, a Spanish Embassy about 700 m.

This is the latest attack in a series of attacks on foreign targets in Kabul in the context of the Taliban insurgency intensified after international forces withdraw from combat operations last year.

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