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Multiple attacks target Western embassies in Kabul

"These attacks are the beginning of the spring offensive and we had planned them for months," Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid told Reuters. The U.S. Embassy was under lockdown but all staff there are safe, according to spokesman Gavin Sundwall. "The U.S. Embassy is currently …
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Gunmen attack embassies, parliament in Afghan capital

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (3 years ago)

KABUL (Reuters) - Gunmen launched multiple attacks in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, assaulting Western embassies in the heavily guarded, central diplomatic area and at the parliament in the west, witnesses and officials said. ... Read Post

Taliban Launch ‘Spring Offensive’ Against Diplomatic Targets In Kabul

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

The Taliban is claiming credit for multiple attacks on Sunday morning against western embassies and the parliament in Kabul. “These attacks are the beginning of the spring offensive and we had planned them for months,” Taliban spoke... Read Post

Taliban "spring offensive"

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

(Reuters) - Afghanistan's Taliban said they launched a spring offensive on Sunday with multiple attacks against Western embassies in the central diplomatic area and at parliament in Kabul, with heavy explosions, rockets and gunfire ... Read Post


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