NATO and Afghan troops attend to casualties during a battle ...
Sep 14th, 2011
(Reuters) - NATO and Afghan troops attend to casualties during a battle with Taliban insurgentS who took over a building near the U.S. embassy in Kabul September 14, 2011. An assault by Taliban insurgents on the heart of Kabul's diplomatic and military enclave has ended after 20 hours, when security forces killed the last of six attackers, a spokesman for the Ministry of the Interior said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST MILITARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) -
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