Taliban strikes in Kabul

Kabul, Jan 21 (IANS) Taliban suicide bombers and gunmen raided a police compound in Afghan capital of Kabul Monday morning, police said.

"The militants conducted a coordinated attack against an Afghan border police compound located near the intersection of Dehmazang in western Kabul," a police official told Xinhua.

At least one suicide bombing also took place in the attack which occurred at about 6 a.m. Monday, he said.

No casualty reports were immediately available, he said.

Security forces have cordoned off the area.

The attack is the latest in a string of bombings that have targeted dozens of military and security compounds across the country.


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