Afghan special forces swiftly arrived and encircled the building to try to neutralize the attackers, interior ministry spokesman Nusrat Rahimi told VOA.
Gunmen are hiding in a building which is under construction close to a training center of the NDS and are targeting the center, eyewitnesses said. The security forces launched an operation to combat the militants.
Roads to the area were closed and dozens of police and intelligence officers were blocking access to the public.
"I was going toward my school".
According to media reports, the Islamic State said in a statement on its Amaq news agency that two of its fighters had attacked an intelligence agency center in Kabul.
There were no immediate reports of any casualties.
Hershey nears $1.6 billion deal to buy Amplify Snacks
Including net debt and a $76 million make-whole payment, the deal is valued at $1.6 billion, the companies said in a news release. Pennsylvania-based Hershey has been boosting its portfolio in snacks, which are typically lower-margin products than candy.
Dense Fog Advisory of much of metro Atlanta
We will see patchy fog this morning reducing visibility to 1/4 mile or less, especially east of the interstate this morning. Some mist or drizzle is possible through 8 or 9 AM, otherwise, expect a mostly cloudy Monday with highs around 60 degrees.
Another government official said the attack was near the intelligence agency training center.
No group, including the Taliban, has claimed responsibility for the attack as yet.
Meanwhile, Afghan officials in the western province of Badghis have confirmed that Taliban insurgents ambushed a security convoy early Monday morning and killed the police commander of the remote Aab Kamari district.
On Dec. 8, seven civilians were killed, six others wounded and several vehicles and buildings were damaged in a bomb attack in the nearby Qala-e-Shada locality.
But Daesh, which has expanded its presence in Afghanistan since it first appeared in the region in 2015, has also dramatically scaled up its attacks in Kabul, including on the country's Shiite minority.
In November, a suicide attacker blew himself up outside a political gathering in Kabul, killing at least 14 people.
Paul Clement's men are now bottom of the Premier League despite beating West Brom 1-0 at the Liberty Stadium last Saturday. Everton battled for a point at Anfield last Sunday and were successful thanks to Wayne Rooney's controversial penalty.
And so the first thing he wanted to do was give a blanket that they could keep", Terry Brant, Mikah's grandmother, said . In an often self-centered world, his act of giving away his Christmas gift for the needy was highly praised by everyone.
The iPhone X launched in the United Kingdom on November 3, and is the most expensive Apple smartphone ever sold to date. The smartphone is being assembled in India by Wistron since May this year, and thus is exempt from import tax.
The Department for Work and Pensions today unveiled plans to review the current system for automatic enrolment by the mid-2020s. There is a danger of people sleepwalking into pensions and not having control of it.
Around 4.17am on Monday, the fire brigade received a call about a fire at Bhanu Farsan shop located near Laxmi Narayan temple. Investigators were trying to determine the cause of the fire, which gutted the workshop area and the shop itself.
In November, media reports said he had been considering a move to Guizhou Hengfeng Zhicheng in the Chinese Super League. He is one of eight men in the world who've won the treble World Cup, European Cup/Champions League, and Ballon d'Or.
Five other people - including the woman's husband and their daughter, 16, and son, 15 - were injured and taken to the hospital. The fire started around 2:30am, on the second floor of a home on East 14th Street in the Sheepshead Bay neighborhood.
Kim Jong-hyun was found unconscious in an apartment in Cheongdam-dong, in the upscale Gangnam district of the capital Seoul. Following a four-year hiatus from 2013, the band reformed with a new lineup, with Jonhhyun as the sole original member.
Janjua said that Pakistan's nuclear programme is being criticized. "Security in South Asia is under pressure", he said. The security adviser stated that Pakistan has to first deal with the challenges it is facing at the moment.
The spokeswoman also stated that the move was to ensure that people "understand and see where their news online is coming from". The company also targeted the advertisements and paid promotional material saying that these should not exceed the content.
Slain NBA player's ex-wife charged with murder
Wright's decomposing body was found in suburban Memphis on July 28, 2010 - 10 days after the 34-year-old was reported missing. But dispatchers didn't alert patrol officers or commanders because they couldn't confirm it came from their jurisdiction.
(SCG) Stake Lowered by Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd.
The stock of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has "Mkt Perform" rating given on Friday, September 25 by JMP Securities. SCANA Corporation ( SCG ) has 0 billion shares outstanding now , 68.89% of which belong to institutional investors.
Samsung Galaxy S9 appears in new leaked renders
While some rumors pointed at CES 2018 unveiling in Las Vegas, a new report hints at MWC 2018 unveiling February in Barcelona. The leaked specifications show the two comes come with a 16MP + 8MP selfie camera setup and a 16MP camera on the back.
Princess Charlotte to start nursery school in January
Both Prince George and Princess Charlotte are wearing outfits we've seen before (something Kate is a fan of doing). Kensington Palace recently shared a family portrait of Prince William and Kate Middleton on social media.
5 best Cristiano Ronaldo moments of 2017
Asked about Ronaldo's future, Zidane added: "For us, it is fundamental that Cristiano stays all his life". Ronaldo has struggled in the Spanish top-flight this season, netting just four goals in 11 appearances.
Amazon faces potential investigation after delivery complains
If retailers fail to deliver goods within the time frame a customer has paid for, this could be regarded a breach of contract. Amazon advises customers to contact customer services if they do not receive a parcel by the estimated delivery date.
Google Will Now Allow You To Mute AutoPlay Videos On Websites
Besides releasing Google Chrome 63 .0.3239.86, the search giant is also rolling out an updated beta version of the same OS. When a redirect attempt occurs, users will remain on their current page with an infobar popping up to detail the block.