Suicide bombers strike in heart of Kabul; 17 dead

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  1. Feb 26, 2:11 AM EST
    Suicide bombers strike in heart of Kabul; 17 dead

    By AMIR SHAH
    Associated Press Writer

    KABUL (AP) -- Suicide bombers attacked in the heart of Kabul on Friday, triggering a series of explosions and gunbattles that killed at least 17 people in an area that's home to small residential hotels used by foreigners, police and witnesses said.

    The Taliban claimed responsibility, saying five suicide bombers conducted the early morning attacks on two buildings used by foreign citizens, while police said the attackers numbered at least three. Police said Indians were among those killed.

    Dr. Surbod Sanjiv Paul of India stayed holed up in his bathroom for three hours inside one of the guest houses when it came under attack
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  2. FFS, on the holy day!