Militants attack military base in Kabul, Afghanistan

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At least two Afghan soldiers were killed and 10 were wounded in an attack early Monday on a military academy in Kabul, officials said.

The assault began at around 4 a.m. local time on Monday when a bomber detonated his explosives outside the army post to pave the way for other attacker to reach the Marshal Fahim military academy.

No-one immediately claimed responsibility, but both Taliban insurgents and militants from the Islamic State group have stepped up attacks against Afghan security forces.

Meanwhile, the death toll in the Kabul ambulance bomb attack has risen to 95, reports said.

In today morning, the Afghan Presidential Spokesman Shahhussain Murtazawi said that the attackers were controlled to cross the first gate of the academy.

The attack was reportedly launched at around 5 am on the Military University in PD5, Kabul city. The soldiers are looking for another possible attacker, he added.

On January 20, Taliban fighters stormed Kabul's landmark Intercontinental hotel and killed at least 25 people, the majority foreigners, in an ordeal lasting more than 12 hours.

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Earlier, a source inside the camp said explosions and gunfire could be heard coming from the direction of the entrance.

Monday's attack comes two days after a massive Taliban-claimed suicide vehicle bombing in the city that killed over 100 people and left more than 200 people injured.

Smaller blasts at less frequent intervals could still be heard, he said.

Past year in on 21st October 2017 fifteen cadets were killed when the bus they were traveling in was targeted in a suicide bombing.

IS fighters also attacked Save the Children's office in Afghanistan's east on Wednesday that officials said killed five people and wounded another 26.

Kabul remains on high alert as the city braces for further attacks.

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