The Afghan forces put an end to coordinated Taliban attack in Kabul city by eliminating the remaining 5 assailants.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said in a statement that the Taliban militants launched a complex attack by detonating a car bomb close to Gulbahar Township in 16th district of Kabul city at 9 am.

The statement further added that a group of armed militants took position inside one of the buildings in Gulbahar Township following the explosion. The militants started opening fire on people and the defense ministry installations.

However, the interior ministry said the Afghan forces quickly reacted to the attack and launched an operation to eliminate the militants involved in the attack.

Furthermore, the interior ministry said the security forces killed five militants who were resisting the security forces.

Meanwhile, the interior ministry said the attack claimed the lives of a child, a security guard of Shamshad TV and 2 soldiers of the Special Forces.

According to Ministry of Interior, the attack also wounded 84 others.

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