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Attack on foreign base ends after six hours; one killed

Five international soldiers, an American civilian contractor and two Afghan security guards were also injured in the attack, the statement said.

Monsters and Critics  October 27, 2011

Kandahar (dpa) – One Afghan interpreter was killed Thursday in an attack on a NATO-led reconstruction office in southern Afghanistan that lasted six hours, police said.

Three attackers climbed a building close to the Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) office of the NATO-led forces in Kandahar city and launched an attack on the compound, said Salim Ehsas, the commander of police for that zone

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Afghan official says insurgents have launched attack on US-run base in Kandahar

By Associated Press, Updated: Thursday, October 27, 9:16 AM

KABUL, Afghanistan — Insurgents attacked a U.S.-run civilian and military base Thursday in the southern city of Kandahar, Afghan official said. Two attackers and one civilian were reported dead.

Kandahar provincial police chief, Gen. Abdul Razzaq, who was at the base for a meeting when the attack began, said at least three insurgents took over an office in front of the base and started shooting. Fighting continues at the base. which is home to NATO troops, including Americans, and a provincial reconstruction team

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