Taliban claim responsibility for attacks in Afghan capital
KABUL (Reuters) - The Taliban said they and other militant groups were behind a coordinated assault in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Sunday which included attacks on the British and German embassies in the heavily guarded, central diplomatic district.
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The Taliban also said they were carrying out attacks in several Afghan provinces.
(Reporting by Hamid Shalizi; Writing by Michael Georgy; Editing by Robert Birsel)
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