In its latest attempt in which to wrest power in Afghanistan via the
bullet and the bomb (accompanied by lots of Allah ackbas) instead of the
The Taliban launched a suicide attack in the capital of
Afghanistan this morning. It appears that two terrorists were involved
in the attack. One drove a small truck rigged with hundreds of kilograms
of explosives. The second entered the compound in the aftermath of the
explosion and opened fire before he was eventually killed.
The chief of Kabul Police, Abdul Rahman Rahimi informed the media that
28 people been killed and injured 183, that latter figure was later
revised at 327 .
|Scene of the car bomb attack |
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility
for the attack. Taliban thugs have stepped up their attacks recently since
announcing the start of their spring offensive last week. President Ashraf
Ghani issued a statement condemning the attack and saying it, "clearly
shows the enemy's defeat in face-to-face battle with Afghan security
forces." Referring to how the Taliban have to resort to suicide attacks
in which to grace the worlds headlines as each and every time they go one to
one against the Afghan military they lose, as witnessed by an attack 4 days ago
by the Taliban in northern Kunduzprovince which was repelled by the Afghan security forces.