Afghan police arrive at attack site in Kabul
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Suspected militants attack Kabul airport

Suspected militants have launched an attack close to the main airport in the Afghan capital, Kabul.

Witnesses reported the sound of explosions and gunfire coming from the airport shortly after dawn.

Kabul police said a group armed with light and heavy weapons had occupied a building near the airport.

David Loyn, at the scene, said a police rapid reaction force had surrounded the area.

  • 10 Jun 2013
  • From the section Asia