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Taliban Attack Kills Dozens in Kabul

At least 28 people were killed and more than 200 wounded in a coordinated attack by the Taliban in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday.

A man stands inside his damaged shop near the scene of a bomb blast that targeted an Afghan agency similar to the U.S. Secret Service in Kabul on April 19, 2016.

More than 28 people were killed and almost 200 injured after militants set off a suicide bomb and stormed a government building in the Afghan capital Tuesday, officials said.

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Afghan security personnel arrive at the scene after the bomb attack.

The four-hour assault began when the militants detonated a bus full of explosives outside the the National Directorate of Security compound, an Afghan security source told NBC News on condition of anonymity.

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A distraught man reacts after one of his relatives was killed in the blast.

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Security forces transfer an injured person into an ambulance after the attack.

OMAR SOBHANI / Reuters

Afghan soldiers inspect the site of the bombing.

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Afghan security forces secure the area after the suicide bombing attack in Kabul on April 19.

A gun battle followed the bombing.

Rahmat Gul / AP

Afghan soldiers inspect the site of the attack.

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A man receives treatment at a hospital after being injured by the suicide bombing.

OMAR SOBHANI / Reuters

Afghan security forces stand guard at the site of the Taliban-claimed deadly suicide attack in Kabul on April 19.

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Afghan soldiers carrying weapons guard the scene of the attack.

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Afghan soldiers watch the neighborhood near the attack scene on April 19.

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