Pakistan

KABUL (Staff Report/Agencies) – Twenty-one people including five women and three children have been reportedly injured in a Taliban coordinated attack on Afghan parliament. Suicide bombers detonated themselves in the parliament, AlJazeera reported.


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Three explosions took place outside the parliament and one inside the Lower House, while six gunmen stormed the parliament. Officials report the attackers have been killed by special forces.

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Earlier, security forces cordoned off the area and transported parliamentarians and journalists to a safe place. Special forces arrived at the scene with delay of half an hour.

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The attack took place when the parliament session was in progress. No casualty has been reported so far.

Taliban claimed responsibility for the Parliament attack.