Developing: Security Forces Clear Two Stories of Counterpart International Building Under Complex Attack

Security forces have cleared two stories of the four-story building where the Counterpart Organization is located, Ministry of Interior spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said in a tweet.

Ministry of Interior had earlier announced that 150 employees of Counterpart International had been evacuated.

Counterpart International is an American organisation which was the target of Wednesday’s complex attack by Taliban. The attack began with an explosion followed by gunfire.

It was earlier reported by the Ministry of Interior that the crisis response unit members had arrived in the site of attack in Kabul PD10 and are also engaged in clash against terrorists.

MoPH spokesperson Wahidullah Mayar confirmed that so far 9 wounded people were taken to the hospital.

More details to come.

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