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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