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Truck bombs in Afghanistan kill 33, wound scores more
Truck bombs in Afghanistan kill 33, wound scores more

Taliban militants detonated two truck bombs and tried to storm police and intelligence buildings in eastern Afghanistan, killing 33 people and wounding more than 150, officials said Thursday. Nineteen militants were involved in the early-morning attack in Ghazni province, the Afghan Interior Ministry said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in text messages to the media. Officials said the truck bombs exploded in quick succession and that the assailants then attempted to raid the buildings on foot, triggering a gun battle with Afghan security forces, who killed 16 militants. Two attackers detonated suicide vests and another was captured alive, Mohammad Ali Ahmadi, the...

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