At least three people have died following the attack by gunmen dressed as doctors
According the to Afghan Defense Ministry, more than 30 people have been killed during an attack on a military hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul.
Islamic State has since claimed responsibility for the attack.
BREAKING: Afghan Defense Ministry says more than 30 killed in attack on military hospital in Kabul.— The Associated Press (@AP) March 8, 2017
The violence at the 400-bed Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan hospital began when a suicide bomber blew himself up at the rear of the building, Reuters reports.
Gunmen dressed as doctors are reported to have fought security forces inside the building for several hours.
More than 60 people who were wounded have been taken to other hospitals.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said the attack “trampled on all human values".
The attack was condemned by Jens Stoltenberg, the Secretary General of NATO: