KABUL : Afghan authorities declared Saturday the end of an hours-long, multi-pronged assault by suicide bombers and gunmen at the communications ministry in Kabul.
"Operations finished. All suicide bombers killed & more than 2000 civilians staff rescued," the Minstry of Interior said on Twitter.
The attack had started about six hours earlier at a postal facility by the ministry, officials said, in a busy area in downtown Kabul. (AFP)