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Militants attacked Red Cross office in Afghanistan

By Agence France-Presse
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 10:58 EDT
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Militants attacked a Red Cross office in Jalalabad city, east Afghanistan, on Wednesday, officials said, with gunfire erupting in the area.

“Initial information shows that at least two gunmen have taken position inside the office of the Red Cross and gunfire is continuing, there has also been an explosion,” provincial government spokesman Ahmad Zia Abdulzai told AFP.

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