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Afghan Official: 4 Militants Killed as Kabul Standoff Ends

A standoff at a guesthouse in Afghanistan's capital ended early Wednesday with four attackers dead, an Interior Ministry official said. Heavy gunfire and explosions rocked the upscale Wazir Akbar Khan district in Kabul as Afghan security forces clashed with the attackers in the area that is home to several embassies and government buildings. Deputy Interior Minister Mohammad Ayub Salangi said there were no civilian or military casualties, and that the assailants were armed with...

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