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Explosion reported near military hospital in Kabul

Afghan security forces keep watch in front of a mosque where an explosion happened in Kabul, Afghanistan November 21, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Kabul [Afghanistan]: An explosion has reportedly occurred near a military hospital in Wazir Mohammad Akbar Khan area on outskirts of Kabul, with reports of gun firing.

However, there is no information regarding the type of the explosion.

Khaama Press quoted sources, as saying that the explosion initially took place near the entrance gate of the hospital.

According to the sources, a gun battle is underway inside the hospital as unknown numbers of militants have managed to infiltrate inside the hospital.

No casualties have been reported so far.

No terror group including Taliban has claimed responsibility for the incident. (ANI)