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25 Mar 2020 | 12:10 AM UTC

Afghanistan: Security forces engage militants in Kabul March 25

Militants and security forces exchange small arms fire in the Baghe Qazi area of Kabul on March 25; avoid the area



Security forces engaged suspected militants in the Baghe Qazi area of Kabul at approximately 08:15 (local time) on Wednesday, March 25. According to local media reports, the fighting is ongoing near Shor Bazar Road near a Sikh place of worship. Additional troops are being deployed to the area and fighting may escalate. Details are still emerging.


Individuals in Kabul are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the area of the incident, and obey all instructions issued by the local authorities or their home governments.

The security environment in Afghanistan remains complex. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel.