Taliban Attack Kabul Police

  • In a series of coordinated attacks Taliban militants attacked the traffic police headquarters in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. Apart from a suicide car bombing, a series of explosions and gunfire in Kabul claimed over 10 lives. The traffic police headquarters is located very near the Afghan parliament in the capital city.  The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attacks in a text message sent to many media agencies. The Taliban has in the recent past coordinated a number of attacks on Kabul. A NATO team did arrive at the scene but its participation in the operations was minimal say Afghan officials.