Afghans stand near a crater from an attack reportedly targeting the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on Wednesday.
December 25, 2013 Officials are investigating after two rockets hit an open area at the embassy Wednesday morning. There were no injuries.
A wounded Afghan police officer is helped from the scene of Friday's explosion and gunfire in Kabul.
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May 24, 2013 Witnesses say the blast happened in the late afternoon. The sound of shots followed. As night fell, at least two attackers were dead. A small number of civilians had been wounded. Offices of the International Organization for Migration appear to have been targeted.
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The scene Thursday in Kabul, Afghanistan, after a suicide bomber attacked a NATO convoy.
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May 16, 2013 A suicide bomber in a car reportedly blew up himself and the vehicle as a NATO convoy passed by. Afghans who were nearby by, as well as some people in the convoy, were killed. Dozens of others were injured. The militant group Hizb-i-Islami has taken responsibility for the attack.
A man grieves as others try to help victims and remove bodies from the scene in Kabul earlier today (Dec. 6, 2011) after a suicide bomb exploded in a crowd of Shiite worshipers.
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December 6, 2011 About 50 people were killed in Kabul and another four in Mazar-i-Sharif. The attacks were apparently aimed at minority Shiites who were gathered for a religious festival.
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Afghan Security personnel stand above the body of one attacker, on the 10th floor of the building in Kabul from which RPGs and other weapons were fired.
September 14, 2011 "This was clearly the site of a huge fight," NPR's Renee Montagne reported from the scene. And the under-construction building offered a clear line of sight to the U.S. embassy. No Americans were injured during the attack.
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September 13, 2011 The U.S. embassy is among the buildings under attack this morning. An embassy spokesman says the staff has taken shelter.
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The Inter-Continental hotel in seen in the dark as tracer bullets are shot during an attack in Kabul.
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June 28, 2011 The Inter-Continental, once part of an international chain, is one of the Afghan capital's more luxurious hotels. No word yet on any casualties.
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