Update December 12, 2015

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Spanish policeman killed in Kabul attack

Sumel Sarker

Afghan security force respond to a car bomb attack by Taliban militants near a foreign guesthouse in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Dec. 11, 2015. A Taliban spokesman said a suicide bomber targeted the guesthouse in Shir Pur, an area with embassies and other diplomatic buildings that seen to be one of the safer parts of the Afghan capital.(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

Spanish policeman killed in Kabul attack

12 December 2015, Nirapad News: A Spanish policeman was killed in an attack near the country’s embassy in Kabul on Friday, prime minister Mariano Rajoy said in a statement on his party’s Twitter account.

Rajoy had said earlier the policeman had been wounded in the attack and had been transferred to a nearby hospital, report the TOI.

The attack, which the Taliban said was targeted at a guesthouse attached to the embassy near a heavily protected area of the capital close to many foreign embassies and government buildings, wounded at least seven people.

The car bomb was not directed against Spain and no other embassy staff were hurt, Rajoy said in the earlier statement to reporters.

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