Firing on target

An Afghan military helicopter fires on a building that is occupied by <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCIG00001549" title="Taliban" href="/topic/politics/government/taliban-ORCIG00001549.topic">Taliban</a> insurgents during a coordinated assault in Kabul.  Taliban insurgents fired rocket-propelled grenades and assault rifles at <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV000016138" title="U.S. Embassy" href="/topic/politics/diplomacy/u.s.-embassy-ORGOV000016138.topic">the U.S. Embassy</a>, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV000049" title="NATO" href="/topic/unrest-conflicts-war/defense/nato-ORGOV000049.topic">NATO</a> headquarters and other buildings in the heart of the Afghan capital Tuesday while suicide bombers struck police buildings. The U.S. Embassy and NATO reported no casualties.

( Musadeq Sadeq / Associated Press / September 13, 2011 )

An Afghan military helicopter fires on a building that is occupied by Taliban insurgents during a coordinated assault in Kabul. Taliban insurgents fired rocket-propelled grenades and assault rifles at the U.S. Embassy, NATO headquarters and other buildings in the heart of the Afghan capital Tuesday while suicide bombers struck police buildings. The U.S. Embassy and NATO reported no casualties.

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