US embassy in lockdown

2012-04-15 14:00

Kabul - The United States embassy in Kabul was in lockdown on Sunday as explosions and gunfire rocked the capital, a spokesperson said.

All staff were accounted for and safe, with no reports of injuries, spokesperson Gavin Sundwall said.

Three areas of the capital, including the diplomatic enclave, came under co-ordinated assault in an attack claimed by Taliban insurgents.

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