Taliban militants killed during attack on Afghan parliament

Jun 22, 2015 7:48 AM by Cheryl Wengren

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Police in Afghanistan say all seven attackers are dead and no lawmakers were wounded after the Taliban launched an attack on parliament today.

Officials and witnesses say following a car bombing near the entrance to the parliament building, gunmen tried to storm the compound but were pushed back by security forces.

Officials say more than 30 civilians were wounded. Lawmakers were meeting to confirm the appointment of a defense minister.


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