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Taliban Carry Out Deadly Attack on Security Contractors’ Compound in Kabul

Gunmen have attacked a British security contractors’ compound in Kabul, killing at least 10 people and wounding 19 hours after the Afghan president, Ashraf Ghani, outlined plans for peace in the country.

The Taliban claimed responsibility for Wednesday’s attack, which began when a car bomb exploded outside a G4S facility on the main road leading eastwards out of the Afghan capital.

“A number of gunmen entered the G4S compound right after the car bomb,” said Najib Danish, a spokesman for the interior ministry.

Read more at The Guardian

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