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Attack mounted on foreign convoy near compound in Kabul

Friday, October 18, 2013 - 00:38

Oct. 18 - The Taliban claim responsibility for an attack on a convoy of vehicles in eastern Kabul belonging to foreign forces. Mana Rabiee reports.

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Afghan police keep watch at the site of an attack in eastern Kabul on Friday… ...launched reportedly by Taliban fighters on a convoy of vehicles near an international compound belonging to foreign forces. There was a car bomb, then gunfire. The Taliban claimed responsibility on Twitter. A police source said the final target was Green Village, a residence for military contractors and other international staff. Another security source said the compound itself was not struck but that there were a number of Afghan casualties. It's the first major attack in the capital since July.

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Attack mounted on foreign convoy near compound in Kabul

Friday, October 18, 2013 - 00:38