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Afghan leader safer after attack: aide

world Updated: Apr 27, 2008 15:58 IST

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai escaped unhurt from an assassination attempt during a celebration near the presidential palace in Kabul on Sunday, a palace source told Reuters.

"Yes, he is safe and fine," said the source, who declined to be named. A Taliban spokesman said three of six attackers were killed during the attack.