Taliban blitz Kabul with "spring offensive" attacks




 
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Taliban blitz Kabul with "spring offensive" attacks
 
April 15th, 2012  
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Topic: Taliban blitz Kabul with "spring offensive" attacks


Taliban blitz Kabul with "spring offensive" attacks
KABUL (Reuters) - Heavy explosions, rockets and gunfire rattled Kabul on Sunday as Afghanistan's Taliban launched a "spring offensive" with multiple attacks targeting Western embassies, the NATO force's headquarters and the parliament building. The assault, one of the most serious on the capital since U.S.-backed Afghan forces removed the Taliban from power in 2001, highlighted the ability of militants to strike the heavily guarded diplomatic zone even after more than 10 years of war. It was also another election-year setback in Afghanistan for U.S. ...




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