KABUL, Afghanistan, Sept. 13, 2011 — A small group of insurgents attacked near the U.S. Embassy and International Security Assistance Force headquarters here today, firing from outside the compound using small arms and rocket-propelled grenades.
The attack started around 1:30 p.m. local time (5 a.m. EDT), officials said.
Afghan and coalition forces immediately responded to the attack, and still are on the scene. Coalition forces are providing air support.
In a statement issued three hours after the attack began, officials said no ISAF casualties were reported.
From an International Security Assistance Force News Release