Kabul airport assault ends after all attackers killed: officials

Afghan police take cover as fire is exchanged between insurgents and security forces at Kabul's airport early on July 17, 2014. (AFP/SHAH MARAI)

Kabul: A brazen Taliban attack on Kabul airport ended Thursday morning more than four hours after it began after all the insurgents involved were killed, officials said.

Gul Agha Hashimi, a senior police official, said: "The attack is over, and the area is cleared from the insurgents. All the insurgents who were holed up in an under-construction building were killed."





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