10 dead in attack on IEC office in Kabul (Video)
KABUL (Pajhwok): Ten people, including five gunmen, were killed on Tuesday when a regional office of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) in Kabul came under attack.
Two policemen, as many civilians and a provincial council runner were among the fatalities, Interior Ministry spokesman Siddique Siddiqui told reporters after a fierce between the attackers and security personnel.
The Afghan National Army Recruitment Headquarters, presidential runner Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai’s residence and the Rural Development Ministry are located in the area.
After two heavy explosions at 11.30am, the attackers forced their way into the IEC office in the sixth police district of the central capital.
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