On December 24, a car bomb exploded in a Kabul government compound and then gunmen attacked it, according to local media.
Interior ministry deputy spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said that a number of gunmen raided the compound where the Ministry of Public Works and other offices are located. At least one police officer was killed and seven others were wounded in the attack. The health ministry says that at least 16 people were wouned in the incident.
“More than 200 people have been evacuated by the security forces, but many are still being held as hostages by the militants,” Rahimi said.
According to reports, at least 2 gunmen were killed. The rest is them is involved in exchange of fire with security forces.