Kabul attack: Senior govt official puts toll at 14

2015-05-14 12:50

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Kabul - A senior Afghan government official says a total of 14 people, including nine foreigners, were killed when Taliban attackers stormed a Kabul guesthouse the night before.

The official says that among the nine foreigners killed in the stunning assault, seven were men, and two women. He spoke on Thursday on condition of anonymity because he was not authorised to talk to media.

Five Afghan were also among the dead — four men and one woman — and seven were wounded, including one Afghan policeman.

The full breakdown of the nationalities among the foreigners killed on Wednesday's attack was not immediately known. So far, four Indians and an American have been confirmed dead.

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