Assessment: There was no immediate claim of responsibility but the operation was typical of the complex attacks mounted by Islamic State …
At least 25 people were killed and more than 50 wounded in an attack on Afghanistan’s biggest military hospital on Tuesday which saw two heavy blasts followed up by gunmen assaulting the site in central Kabul, officials said.
“ And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not troubled; for [all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.” Matthew 24:6
The explosions took place at the entrance of the 400-bed Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan hospital and were followed immediately with an assault by a group of gunmen, Taliban spokesman Bilal Karimi said.
Four of the attackers were killed by Taliban security forces and a fifth was captured, he said.
The blasts add to a growing list of attacks and killings since the Taliban completed their victory over the Western-backed government in August, undermining their claim to have restored security to Afghanistan after decades of war.
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