Afghan Leader Dodges Assassination Bid Afghan President Hamid Karzai is said to be safe after an apparent assassination attempt. Gunfire erupted during a military parade marking the 16th anniversary of the end of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
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Afghan Leader Dodges Assassination Bid

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Afghan Leader Dodges Assassination Bid

Afghan Leader Dodges Assassination Bid

Afghan Leader Dodges Assassination Bid

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai is said to be safe after an apparent assassination attempt. Gunfire erupted during a military parade marking the 16th anniversary of the end of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. Carlotta Gall of The New York Times tells Liane Hansen that Afghans watched events unfold on live television.