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Politics 9 Indians among 17 dead as Taliban bombers attack Kabul

Discussion in 'Breaking News' started by kds1980, Feb 28, 2010.

  1. kds1980

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    KABUL: Nine Indians have died in a terror attack in Kabul as per preliminary information provided by Afghan government officials, External Affairs minister S M Krishna said. Taliban bombers equipped with suicide vests and automatic rifles attacked a hotel and a guesthouse in central Kabul on Friday.

    Insurgents struck in the heart of the Afghan capital Friday with suicide attackers and a car bomb, targeting hotels used by foreigners and killing at least 17 people and wounding dozens, police said.

    A series of explosions occurred at the City Centre shopping complex and the Safi Landmark hotel, about 300 metre from the interior ministry, said Abdul Ghafar Sayedzadar, a senior police official.

    The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attacks, which Afghan President Hamid Karzai said were aimed at Indians working in Kabul.
     
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    Indian presence in Afghanistan is part of the traditional Power Games that China, Russia, USA, Britain, Iran, Pakistan etc etc etc playing all along...
     
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    Some reports say Indians were specific targets of these attacks.

    Taliban were seen moving inside hotels looking for Indians.
     
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