Blasts, gunfire heard in Afghan capital: AFP, witness

AFP , Tuesday 2 Nov 2021

A blast followed by gunfire was heard outside a military hospital in Afghanistan's capital on Tuesday, a witness reported, followed by a second blast heard by AFP journalists.

Taliban fighters patrol the streets on a pick-up in Kabul city, on November 1, 2021. AFP

"I am inside the hospital. I heard a big explosion coming from the first checkpoint. We were told to go to safe rooms. I also hear guns firing," a doctor at the Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan hospital told AFP.

AFP journalists heard a second blast minutes later.

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