BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:40 P.M.) – Gunmen attacked the training centre of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) in Kabul on Monday and triggered violent clashes with local forces.
According to local reports at least five men hidden in a building under construction in Afshar area stormed the intelligence agency training centre.
Security forces and police were deployed in the area. No casualties have been reported yet.
So-called Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement released on its Amaq news site.
This incident adds to yet another aggression in a string of violent attacks all across the country in recent months.