Tal­iban kill at least 10 in at­tack in Afghanistan

Belleville News-Democrat - - Nation & World -

Tal­iban in­sur­gents staged a co­or­di­nated at­tack tar­get­ing a se­cu­rity firm in the east­ern part of the cap­i­tal on Wed­nes­day, killing at least 10 peo­ple and wound­ing 19 oth­ers when a sui­cide bomber det­o­nated his ex­plo­sives and fight­ers en­gaged se­cu­rity forces in a gun bat­tle, Afghan of­fi­cials said.

The at­tack came hours af­ter pro­vin­cial of­fi­cials said at least 30 civil­ians were killed along with 16 Tal­iban fight­ers dur­ing an overnight bat­tle be­tween Afghan gov­ern­ment forces and in­sur­gents in south­ern Hel­mand prov­ince.

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