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Kabul attack over, assailants killed: Afghan ministry

AFP  |  Kabul 

Afghan authorities declared Saturday the end of an hours-long, multi-pronged assault by suicide bombers and gunmen at the communications ministry in Kabul.

"Operations finished. All suicide bombers killed & more than 2000 civilians staff rescued," the Minstry of Interior said on Twitter.

The attack had started about six hours earlier at a postal facility by the ministry, officials said, in a busy area in downtown Kabul.

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First Published: Sat, April 20 2019. 18:40 IST