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Taliban claim multiple attacks in Afghan capital Kabul

Afghan Taliban militants said they attacked police, military and intelligence targets in Kabul on 1 March, as security officials confirmed attacks in at least two areas of the city. Gunfire and explosions rang out as reports of running street battles in western Kabul as security forces clashed with an unknown number of attackers. Mar 1, 2017

Taliban claim multiple attacks in Afghan capital Kabul

Afghan Taliban militants said they attacked police, military and intelligence targets in Kabul on 1 March, as security officials confirmed attacks in at least two areas of the city. Gunfire and explosions rang out as reports of running street battles in western Kabul as security forces clashed with an unknown number of attackers. Mar 1, 2017

Red Cross Director-General says killing of staff seems impossible

At least six workers for the International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) have been killed by the Islamic State (Isis) in northern Afghanistan on 8 February. Reportedly the Red Cross workers were in a convoy carrying supplies to areas hit by avalanches when they were attacked by the gunmen. A search operation has been launched to find two missing Red Cross that have gone missing since the attack. Feb 8, 2017