Gunmen attack Kabul military academy: security sources

It remains unclear who perpetrated the attacks but Islamic State and Taliban militants are heavily active in the area

Photo Afghan security personnel at the site of an attack outside Marshal Fahim University in Kabul on Monday.

In a suspected terrorist attack Monday, armed men reportedly targetted a military academy in Kabul.

It's unclear how many people have been killed or wounded, but early figures suggest at least two Afghan soldiers have died and another 10 have been injured.

In today morning, the Afghan Presidential Spokesman Shahhussain Murtazawi said that the attackers were controlled to cross the first gate of the academy. "The attackers wanted to breach the battalion", Waziri told AFP, adding the raid had ended.

Both of those attacks were claimed by the Taliban.

Gunfire could be heard coming from the entrance to the academy, Afghan news station TOLOnews reported.

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Smaller blasts at less frequent intervals could still be heard, he said.

Fifteen soldiers training at the military school were killed in October when a suicide bomber driving a vehicle filled with explosives rammed into a bus leaving the academy.

The latest instance of violence comes as Kabul is still reeling from a vehicle bomb attack, which hit near foreign embassies and government buildings on Saturday and left over 100 dead.

But there is still confusion over the true toll from that attack with conflicting figures given by officials and Afghan media reporting higher numbers.

That attack, which the Taliban claimed responsibility for, left the city reeling just a week after six gunmen from the insurgent group stormed a popular hotel and battled security forces there for more than 12 hours.

Kabul remains on high alert as the city braces for further attacks.

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