22 June 2015

Taliban suicide bomber, gunmen attack Afghan parliament

An Afghan security officer stands guard at the entry gate of the Afghan parliament after an attack by the Taliban, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, June 22, 2015. The Taliban attacked the Afghan parliament on Monday, setting off at least one large bomb and igniting a gunbattle with security forces, police and witnesses said.
The Taliban launched a complex attack on the Afghan parliament Monday, with a suicide car bomber striking at the entrance and gunmen battling police as lawmakers were meeting inside to confirm the appointment of a defense minister, police and witnesses said.