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Friday, 11 November 2016 - 10:14
Taliban attacks German consulate in Afghanistan
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Several people are reported dead and dozens wounded after a suicide bomber rammed a car into the wall of a German consulate in Afghanistan.

It happened in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif.

Fighting was also reported inside and outside the compound, which was badly damaged.

All Germans at the site were rescued.

The Taliban is said to have claimed the attack, in retaliation for NATO air strikes last week in the city of Kunduz, in which dozens of Afghan civilians were killed.

The strikes were called in after US and local troops came under heavy fire during an operation in which two American service members also died.

The German foreign ministry has formed a crisis task force in response to the consulate attack.
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