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Afghanistan Taliban kill 10 in
Ghazni government compound

BBC News [UK], by Staff

Original Article

Posted By:Attercliffe, 9/4/2014 7:31:00 AM

Taliban militants have attacked an Afghan government compound in the eastern town of Ghazni killing at least 10 people, officials say. Eight security personnel and two civilians were among the dead, police say, with all 19 attackers also killed. Gunmen detonated two truck bombs as they blasted their way in to attack police and intelligence offices. More than 160 people were injured and buildings, including the town´s museum, were badly damaged. The BBC´s Bilal Sarwary in Kabul says Taliban insurgents are in control or active in many parts of Ghazni province, which acts as a gateway from the south and south-east to the capital,

      


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Afghanistan Taliban kill 10 in
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BBC News [UK], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 9/4/2014 7:31:00 AM     Post Reply
Taliban militants have attacked an Afghan government compound in the eastern town of Ghazni killing at least 10 people, officials say. Eight security personnel and two civilians were among the dead, police say, with all 19 attackers also killed. Gunmen detonated two truck bombs as they blasted their way in to attack police and intelligence offices. More than 160 people were injured and buildings, including the town´s museum, were badly damaged. The BBC´s Bilal Sarwary in Kabul says Taliban insurgents are in control or active in many parts of Ghazni province, which acts as a gateway from the south and south-east to the capital,

   

 

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Posted By: Attercliffe- 9/3/2014 5:09:18 PM     Post Reply
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