Sunday, May 8, 2011

Ten attacks, six of them suicide bombers, spread panic in Kandahar

Kabul, May 7 .- Ten explosions, six of them suicide bombers have struck several buildings Saturday in the Afghan city of Kandahar. At least ten people were injured today in a Taliban assault on a building adjacent to the regional governor's office in the troubled city of Kandahar in southern Afghanistan, official sources told Efe.

Simultaneously, another group of insurgents attacked a building of the Afghan intelligence services and police complex on the outskirts of the city, according to the source, who said that in the area heard explosions and gunfire. "At least ten people, including civilians and Afghan soldiers have been injured" in the attack on the governor's office in Kandahar province, told Efe that the political representative spokesman, Zalmai Ayubi.

After the attack, Taliban members tried unsuccessfully to command access to a police station, but were fired or arrested by security forces, while the rest of the insurgents holed up in a hotel, the source said. According to this version, the shootout between the sides continued.

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