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Security forces respond to the Taliban attack

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An armed Afghan police officer takes his position after gunmen launched multiple attacks in the Afghan capital Kabul April 15, 2012.

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A member of Afghan security force prepares to return fire in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, April 15, 2012. Taliban militants launched a series of coordinated attacks across Kabul on Sunday, targeting at least three neighborhoods in the capital that are home to Afghan government buildings, Western embassies and NATO bases.

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Smoke rises from a hotel after it was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, April 15, 2012.

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Afghan National Army soldiers arrive at the Provincial Reconstruction Team after gunmen launched a coordinated attack in Jalalabad province April 15, 2012.

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Members of Afghan security force rush to the site of the battle in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, April 15, 2012.

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Afghan policemen take position at the site of the attack in Kabul April 15, 2012.

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An Afghan policeman takes position at the site of an attack in Kabul April 15, 2012.

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An Afghan police officer amid multiple attacks in Kabul April 15, 2012.

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An Afghan police officer amid multiple attacks in Kabul April 15, 2012.

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Soldiers from the Afghan National Army keep watch near the Provincial Reconstruction Team as smoke raise from the site of an attack in Jalalabad province April 15, 2012.

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Smoke rises from the site of an attack in Paktia province April 15, 2012.

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A NATO soldier stands guard at the scene of an attack by Taliban militants in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, April 15, 2012.

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Armed Afghan police climb onto the back of a vehicle after gunmen launched multiple attacks in Kabul April 15, 2012.

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An Afghan policeman keeps guard at the site of a Taliban attack in Kabul April 15, 2012.

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