MAIDAN SHAHR, Afghanistan, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Ten people, including six suicide attackers, were killed and 150 injured as a group of suicide bombers attacked an Afghan security base in Wardak's provincial capital Maidan Shahr on Sunday, a local official said.
"A group of suicide attackers stormed the compound of national intelligence agency in Maidan Shahr at 01:15 p.m. local time today and security personnel returned fire, killing six attackers on the spot," the official told Xinhua but declined to named.
He also added that four personnel of the national intelligence agency were also killed in the firefight.
Meantime, Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for Wardak's provincial government in talks with Xinhua confirmed the incident.
"One suicide bomber blew up his explosive-laden car next to the gate of the national intelligence agency, enabling others to enter, but the security personnel returned fire killing five on the spot, " said Khogyani.
He also admitted that four personnel of the national intelligence agency have been killed and gun battle is going on. However, he did not comment if there were any injured, saying gunbattle is underway.
Head of Wardak's public health department, Ghulam Farooq Wardak said that 150 injured civilians, including women and children, have been taken to hospitals for medical treatment.