An attack has been launched on Camp Bastion in Afghanistan. Injuries have been reported.

The attack has reportedly targeted the American section of the camp with a rocket launcher and small arms.

It is not known whether Prince Harry, who is serving as a helicopter pilot in Helmand Province, has been involved in the violence.

According to The Pentagon, there has been some damage to the buildings. It is not known whether the attackers gained access to the base.

A Ministry of Defence spokesman in London said: "We are aware of an incident that has taken place at Camp Bastion, which is currently being dealt with."

A spokesman for the Isaf coalition in Afghanistan said: "I can confirm there was an attack involving small arms fire. It has caused some injuries and damage."