Taliban Launch ‘Spring Offensive’ in Afghanistan
Posted on Apr 15, 2012
The Taliban have claimed responsibility for coordinated attacks that rained bullets, grenades and rockets on the U.S. and British embassies, NATO headquarters, the Afghan parliament in the capital of Kabul and targets elsewhere around the country.
Afghan authorities reported that the deaths so far included 14 insurgents and that 14 police officers and nine civilians were wounded. —ARK
The Taliban said “tens of suicide attackers” had struck in Kabul and Logar, Paktia and Nangarhar provinces.
Reports speak of least 23 people injured and 14 militants killed.
There were no immediate reports of foreign nationals among the casualties.
Afghan civilians flee the fighting in Kabul.