KABUL: All seven militants who launched an attack Monday on Kabul airport died in the assault, Afghan police said, adding that no civilian and security force casualties had yet been reported.
“There were seven assailants — two (suicide bombers) died detonating themselves and five others were killed in fighting,” Mohammad Ayoub Salangi, chief of Kabul police, told reporters.
“There have not been any casualties to the security forces, and we have not (received) any report of civilian casualties so far.”
Taliban insurgents claimed responsibility for the continuing attack on Kabul airport, saying that military facilities had been targeted by gunmen.
“Yes, we claim responsibility. This morning a group of mujahedeen attacked the military part of Kabul airport,” Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid told.
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