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Taliban assault caused $300,000 loss: governor (Video)

Taliban assault caused $300,000 loss: governor (Video)

Aug 18, 2011 - 14:18

PARWAN, August 14, 2011: This week's Taliban attack on the governor's compounds in central Parwan province caused a financial loss of $300,000, an official said on Tuesday.

The attack was conducted two days back when five suicide bombers stormed the governor's house in Charikar, the Parwan capital. At least 22 people were killed and 34 others injured.

Governor Abdul Basir Salangi told Pajhwok Afghan News his office, revenue department, firefight and security centre were partially damaged. Furniture, vehicles and windowpanes of nearby shops were also harmed.

PAJHWOK/ Farid Tanha