18 people killed in suicide attacks in Afghanistan


At least 18 people were killed and 27 others were wounded after two separate suicide attacks on government facilities in western and southern Afghanistan. CNN reports many of the dead were police officers. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attacks. Time reports that militants have been targeting Afghan and NATO security forces in order to stop the US from building up Afghan forces, leading up to a pull out of foreign troops by the year 2014.

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