A group of of militants attacked a hospital in West of Kabul city in Kabul city Tuesday, killing at least 13 people.

The Ministry of Interior confirmed that the security forces rescued at least 100 people trapped in the hospital, including many children.

The local residents and eyewitnesses said they heard the sounds of two explosions close to the hospital in Dasht-e Barchi area, in the 13th district of the city.

Meanwhile, Tariq Arian a spokesperson for the Ministry of Interior said the attack killed 13 people including infants and wounded at least 15 others.

No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack.

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