Afghanistan parliament attack: Six gunmen killed
June 22 , 2015
The security forces of Afghanistan have gunned down all the six gunmen involved in the coordinated Taliban attack on the Afghan parliament. According to media reports, at least 18 people were injured in the attack. The gunmen had stormed the building after detonating a car bomb outside. Pictures had emerged on the social media showing smoke coming out of the building and panic-stricken people running for safety. The Taliban has said that it launched the attack to coincide with a vote to endorse Massoom Stanekzai, the new defense minister.