Deadly shooting at Afghan Defense Ministry

KABUL — A spokesman for the Afghan Defense Ministry says an Afghan soldier has opened fire inside the ministry compound, killing an unknown number of people.

By (AP)

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Published: Mon 18 Apr 2011, 2:06 PM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 7:51 PM

Spokesman Gen. Mohammad Zahir Azimi says the attacker began shooting at other soldiers onMonday inside the ministry. He says the assailant was killed during the shootout and that there were other deaths but he did not know how many.

Azimi did not have any information about whether there was an explosion or suicide attackers involved. Local media have reported a blast at the ministry.

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