Attackers have stormed a largest troops sanatorium in Kabul and a gun conflict is underneath way, a Afghan counterclaim method says.
One alloy pronounced he saw a gunman wearing a medic’s cloak lift out a secluded conflict purloin and open fire.
One chairman has been killed along with one of a enemy and all patients have been evacuated, officials say.
The supposed Islamic State (IS) organisation has claimed a conflict around a Amaq news agency.
President Ashraf Ghani pronounced a conflict during a 400-bed Sardar Daud sanatorium “trampled all tellurian values”.
“In all religions, a sanatorium is regarded as an counterclaim site and aggressive it is aggressive a whole of Afghanistan,” he said.
The conflict began during 09:00 internal time (04:30 GMT) when one belligerent detonated his explosives during a southern embankment of a sanatorium – that is nearby a US embassy – and 3 other enemy entered a compound.
They entered a second and third floors of a sanatorium carrying tiny arms and palm grenades and began shooting.
“I saw a self-murder assailant wearing a white cloak open glow on me, we jumped from a stairs, afterwards he non-stop glow on one of my colleagues,” pronounced Abdul Qadir, a alloy who managed to escape.
Another sanatorium staff member wrote on Facebook: “Attackers are inside a hospital. Pray for us.”
Afghan commandos descended into a sanatorium devalue from helicopters while confidence army hermetic off a streets outside.
One of a enemy has been killed and a others were stealing underneath stairs and in bathrooms, a counterclaim orator said.
At slightest 29 people have been injured, Tolo TV quoted a health method as saying.
Afghanistan’s de-facto emissary personality Abdullah Abdullah also cursed a conflict on Twitter and vowed to “avenge a blood of a people”.
Sixteen people were killed in twin Taliban self-murder attacks on Kabul a week ago.
They were a latest in a fibre of attacks to plea a Afghan authorities after a resurgent belligerent organisation started a open descent early.