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Afghan Taliban assault in Kabul secure zone

Posted By admin On June 25, 2013 @ 11:17 am In World News | Comments Disabled

BBC [1]
June 25, 2013

Afghan security forces have put down a militant gun and bomb attack near the presidential palace, in one of the most secure areas of Kabul.

Officials say four insurgents and three security guards died. The Taliban say they carried out the attack.

President Hamid Karzai was in the palace, but the target appears to have been the nearby Ariana hotel, which houses a CIA station.

This is the latest in a string of attacks on Kabul in recent months.

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[1] BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23042005

[2] Kabul attack: Nato kills Taliban squad members who launched suicide assault: http://www.prisonplanet.com/kabul-attack-nato-kills-taliban-squad-members-who-launched-suicide-assault.html

[3] In central Kabul, tension ripples amid Taliban assault: http://www.prisonplanet.com/in-central-kabul-tension-ripples-amid-taliban-assault.html

[4] Taliban assault on Kabul ends after 20 hours: http://www.prisonplanet.com/taliban-assault-on-kabul-ends-after-20-hours.html

[5] Karzai: Taliban Bombs In “Service of America”: http://www.prisonplanet.com/karzai-taliban-bombs-in-service-of-america.html

[6] Afghan police beat back mob of government workers at Kabul Bank branch: http://www.prisonplanet.com/afghan-police-beat-back-mob-of-government-workers-at-kabul-bank-branch.html

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