Kabul attack: Gun battle and suicide bombing in Afghan capital
Afghan security forces battled gunmen following a suicide attack outside the Iraqi embassy in the capital, Kabul. A bomber blew himself up at the gate of the embassy in the central Shar-e-Naw neighbourhood, then three other attackers entered the compound, the Afghan interior ministry said. Although the ministry said the siege had ended, reports of gunfire continued. So-called Islamic State (IS) said it carried out the attack.