Explosion, gunfire heard in Kabul - Reuters witness, police

by Reuters
Friday, 28 March 2014 12:19 GMT

KABUL, March 28 (Reuters) - An explosion and sustained gunfire resounded in an upscale residential neighbourhood in the south of the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday and police said insurgents had made their way inside a building.

"Some insurgents have entered a building. Their target is not clear yet," said Hashmat Stanikzai, a spokesman for the Kabul police chief. (Reporting by Mirwais Harooni, Writing by Maria Golovnina; Editing by Ron Popeski)