>> The Afghan capital Kabul, rocked by a powerful blast in the early hours of Monday. The Taliban claiming responsibility for a truck bomb at a residential compound for foreign military and logistics groups, causing the explosion heard all around the city.
> The blast was so powerful it threw me about a meter out of my bed.
I was scared and tried to figure out what was going on, then we found out the Taliban fighters had entered the area.>> Insurgents say the blast left dozens dead and wounded, but so far police have only confirmed the death of three attackers and a police officer.
the morning gun fire and explosions rang out near the Northgate Hotel, a base for various foreign military organizations.
The Taliban calling it quote, a place of vulgarity and profanity. Afghan forces have shut off streets around the site, east of Kabul's main airport and on the way to Bagram air base north of the city. Monday's attack is the latest in the string of assaults on foreign targets design to undermine security in Kabul.
In come just a week after Islamic State clean responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed at least 80 people