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Afghan officials say Taliban attack in Kabul killed 6 people

AP  |  Kabul 

Afghan officials have revised the number of casualties from a deadly attack the day before on the offices of a Britain-based security company to six people killed.

Earlier reports said the assault left 10 dead but Afghanistan's public health ministry said on Thursday that four of the dead were attackers.

He says 23 people were wounded but didn't identify any of the casualties. A suicide bomber detonated his explosives on Wednesday as other insurgents battled with Afghan forces near the security company called

The say the attack was revenge for a U.S. airstrike hours earlier in southern that killed 30 people, many of them civilians, including children.

claims all 10 dead are foreigners. Insurgents often exaggerate their claims.

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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 15:30 IST