Police: Taliban attack Afghan parliament with bomb, gunfire

The Taliban attacked the Afghan parliament on Monday, setting off at least one large bomb and igniting a gunbattle with security forces, police and witnesses said. An Associated Press reporter heard heavy gunfire outside the parliament and saw black smoke billowing from the entrance as ambulances raced to the scene. Police officer Mohammad Asif said there were four large explosions. Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said there was one explosion, and the Taliban in a statement said they had carried out a suicide bombing.

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4671216,00.html

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