January 16, 2013 / 9:02 AM / 5 years ago

Three suicide bombers attacked Afghan spy agency, says government

KABUL (Reuters) - - Three suicide bombers launched an attack on the Afghan intelligence agency in Kabul on Wednesday, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry said.

The first suicide bomber detonated a large car bomb near the entrance of the National Directorate of Security (NDS), spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said, and local security forces shot dead two more men strapped with explosives.

Reporting by Hamid Shalizi, writing by Dylan Welch, editing by Amie Ferris-Rotman

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