Bombing Kabuls Indian Embassy may affect regional security

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Proxy Attack?
How the bombing of Kabul's Indian Embassy could affect the security of the region.

By Katie Paul | Newsweek Web Exclusive

Afghan authorities wasted little time in assigning blame. With blood and debris still littering the streets of Kabul after a suicide bomb at the Indian embassy killed 41 and injured 150 on Monday, an Afghan defense spokesman promptly pointed an accusatory figure at Pakistan. "The sophistication of this attack, and the kind of material that was used and the specific targeting, everything has the hallmark of a particular intelligence agency that has conducted similar attacks inside Afghanistan in the past. We have sufficient evidence to say that," the spokesman told reporters Tuesday morning, refusing to mention Pakistan by name but acknowledging the reference as "pretty obvious."
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