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Taliban begin spring offensive in Afghan cities


08:46, April 17, 2012

Afghan soldiers transport wounded people in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, April 15, 2012. Gun shots and blasts erupted in the Afghan capital at around 01:35 p.m. local time on Sunday and is continuing. According to security officials, some suicide bombers entered a hotel namely Kabul Star close to the office of United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan and the foreign ministry, then gun shots and blasts were heard. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

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