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German killed in Afghan suicide attack

A German security guard was killed today when suspected Taliban militants stormed the compound of a US aid organisation in northern Afghanistan, a US embassy official told AFP.

world Updated: Jul 02, 2010 11:23 IST

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Hindustantimes
         

A German security guard was killed on Friday when suspected Taliban militants stormed the compound of a US aid organisation in northern Afghanistan, a US embassy official told AFP.

The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said another foreign citizen whose identity was unclear, was shot in the arm during the siege at the offices of Development Alternatives Inc (DAI), in Kunduz city.

"Afghan troops are working to clear the building and medevac the injured," the official said.

First Published: Jul 02, 2010 11:17 IST