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Afghanistan - Apr 16, 2012 - 06:35

Last modified: 16 Apr 2012 03:35

The gun battle between Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters in the capital, Kabul, has ended after 18 hours of fierce fighting that began on Sunday, government and police officials have said.

"The latest information we have about the Afghan Parliament area is that the attack is over now and the only insurgent who was resisting has been killed," Hashmatullah Stanikzai, the Kabul police chief's spokesperson, said.

For more on the events that unravelled in Kabul read our news story: Taliban 'spring offensive' rocks Afghanistan

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