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Afghan Insurgents Launch Multiple Attacks In Kabul

The Taliban is claiming responsibility for gunfire and explosions heard around the Afghan capital Kabul. Insurgents have been firing in the direction of the U.S. Embassy as well as other landmarks.

Insurgents Fire On U.S. Embassy In Afghan Capital

Insurgents appear to have launched a coordinated attack in the heart of Afghanistan's capital city. Rocket propelled grenades and assault weapons could be heard across Kabul — targeting the U.S. Embassy and NATO headquarters.

RPGs, Gunfire 'Raining Down' On Diplomatic District In Kabul

The U.S. embassy is among the buildings under attack this morning. An embassy spokesman says the staff has taken shelter.

Rockets Fired At U.S. Embassy In Kabul

Afghan officials say insurgents have been firing rockets at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul. Police describe a large group of gunmen firing heavy weapons in the downtown and diplomatic quarter.

U.S. Embassy Attack Highlights Afghan Security Issues

Militants armed with rockets and assault weapons fired on the embassy, NATO headquarters and an American military base in one of Kabul's most heavily secured neighborhoods Tuesday. That part of the city has been under Afghan security control since this summer.

77 U.S. Troops Wounded In Taliban Truck Bomb

Late Saturday night, a Taliban truck bomb ripped through a military base in eastern Afghanistan, injuring 77 U.S. troops. It also sent shrapnel up to a mile away, killing an Afghan policeman and four civilians.