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Taliban stages twin attacks in Kabul, killing at least 16

Mar 1, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

KABUL - Taliban suicide bombers and gunmen staged two coordinated attacks on Afghan security facilities on Wednesday, killing at least 16 people in the latest strike against high-profile targets in Afghanistan's capital.

A statement by Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said the group carried out both attacks. The Afghan Health Ministry said at least 16 people were killed and more than 40 wounded in the twin assaults.

Kabul and other parts of Afghanistan have been hit by a spate of

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