#Kabul Police says Green Village is heavily-fortified & bombers failed 2 inflict serious casualties.1 guard was wounded. 4 attackers killed
KABUL, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Four Afghan Taliban suicide
bombers died when a group of the militants tried to storm an
international zone in Kabul on Wednesday in the latest
high-profile assault aimed at foreign targets in Afghanistan.
The attackers tried to break into a complex known as Green
Village, starting with the explosion of a van at the gate of the
heavily guarded area in eastern Kabul that houses foreign
contractors and various facilities.
Taliban spox claimed responsibility for #Kabul attack and says suicide bombers targeted the Green Village. #Afghanistan
Interior Min confirmed that it was a car bomb and targeted the “Green Village, home to foreigners. #KabulBlast
Residents say the first explosion was so powerful that cut power to many homes in the area. #KabulBlast #Afghanistan
A loud explosion followed by gunfire was heard in Pule Charkhi road, #kabul. Unconfirmed reports say Green Village is the target.
KABUL (Reuters) – A truck bomb ripped through the outer perimeter of a foreign security compound in Afghanistan’s capital early on Tuesday, killing two Afghan security guards and wounding a foreigner, police and security sources said.
The jihadist Afghan Taliban, ousted from power by a U.S.-led coalition in 2001, claimed responsibility for the attack on the compound on the eastern outskirts of Kabul.