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Afghanistan: Five dead as suicide bombers and gunmen attack Kabul03:15

Afghanistan: Five dead as suicide bombers and gunmen attack Kabul

Afghanistan, Kabul
May 9, 2018 at 16:49 GMT +00:00 · Published

At least five people were killed and 15 were others wounded in a series of blasts throughout Kabul on Wednesday, according to authorities.Suicide bombers attacked two police stations in the Afghan capital, and then occupied two buildings the city. “They entered the police station. We have killed two of them. Us and other security personnel are surrounding the area,” said one security official.“Four militants are still fighting with security forces,” he added.“When I was on the way to Shar-e-Now, I saw a person who looked like a suicide attacker running over through the side of the police station; when he was running he blew himself,” explained one witness.According to local media, eight suicide bombers took part in the attacks, three of which were killed.One attack was claimed by the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS, ISIL) and another one by the Taliban, Interior Minister Wais Ahmad Barmak said.

Afghanistan: Five dead as suicide bombers and gunmen attack Kabul03:15
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At least five people were killed and 15 were others wounded in a series of blasts throughout Kabul on Wednesday, according to authorities.Suicide bombers attacked two police stations in the Afghan capital, and then occupied two buildings the city. “They entered the police station. We have killed two of them. Us and other security personnel are surrounding the area,” said one security official.“Four militants are still fighting with security forces,” he added.“When I was on the way to Shar-e-Now, I saw a person who looked like a suicide attacker running over through the side of the police station; when he was running he blew himself,” explained one witness.According to local media, eight suicide bombers took part in the attacks, three of which were killed.One attack was claimed by the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS, ISIL) and another one by the Taliban, Interior Minister Wais Ahmad Barmak said.

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