Terrorists attack Kabul Airport

KABUL: Terrorist in Afghanistan tried to attack Kabul International Airport after dawn on Thursday which was countered by Afghan forces, ARY News reported.

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According to foreign media, a number of militants had burst into a building just north of the airport but were quickly surrounded by Afghan forces.

Explosions and bursts of gunfire were heard near in the Afghan capital early morning today and black smoke rose above the facility, which is used by civilians and the military, sources said.

An official told foreign media that number of insurgents have climbed a building (outside) and started shooting at Kabul airport.

Militants fire rockets into the airport almost every week, causing little damage, but frontal attacks on the heavily guarded facility are rare and represent an ambitious target for insurgents.

He informed that no casualty has been reported yet and the airport is undamaged while Afghan forces has surrounded the insurgents and situation will come under control soon.There was no immediate claim of responsibility.



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Terrorists attack Kabul Airport

by Zohaib Kazmi