By AL JAZEERA
At least two civilians and three Afghan police officers have been killed after the Taliban attacked a governors’ compound and election office near Kabul, just 10 days ahead of the country’s elections.
Taliban suicide bombers detonated themselves and fighters fired rocket-propelled grenades during the attack on Monday on the buildings in Pule Alam, 60km from the Afghan capital, local officials said.
Gunbattles between the fighters and police lasted several hours, said Deen Mohammad Darwish, a spokesman for the governor of Logar province. (more…)