A group of armed militants attacked a security post in the vicinity of 7th police district of Kabul city late on Sunday evening inflicting casualties on six policemen.
Officials in Kabul Police Headquarters are saying that the incident took place in Doghabad area of the city on Sunday evening.
According to police officials, the attack has claimed the lives of three policemen while three others have sustained injuries.
The assailant militants fled the area after storming the security post, the officials added.
The Taliban group has claimed responsibility for the attack claiming that eight policemen were killed in the attack.
Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid claims that the attack was carried out on a security post in Doghabad area located in 11th police district of the city.
This was the second attack on security outpost in Kabul in less than a week. At least four police soldiers of the Public Protection Forces lost their lives in a similar attack in Pul-e-Charkhi area of the city few days ago.