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Taliban Claims Truck Bomb, No Confirmation From Afghan Police

A huge explosion has been reported near a guest house in Kabul housing foreign contractors, including Americans. Police say the explosion was felt throughout Kabul and knocked out power across much of the city.    Kabul's deputy police chief Gul Agha Rohani tells VOA's Afghan Service the blast took place inside the Northgate Hotel complex, just east of the Kabul airport early Monday. He said Afghan and U.S. forces are wafting until daylight to carry out a search and...

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