|January 2010 attack in central Kabul|
|Date||January 18, 2010|
|Target||presidential palace, government buildings, commercial buildings|
|Deaths||3 soldiers, 2 civilians|
|Perpetrators||Taliban (7 fighters)|
The January 2010 attack in central Kabul was a suicide attack which occurred in central Kabul, Afghanistan on January 18, 2010 when Taliban gunmen attacked the presidential palace and several government buildings. Also a shopping complex and a cinema in the city was targeted by the attackers. Twelve people died in the attack, including the Taliban fighters, with dozens reported wounded. According to a statement on a Taliban website, the nearby Serena Hotel and government buildings were the intended target for the attack.
- "Afghan capital Kabul hit by co-ordinated Taliban attack". BBC News. London: BBC. 18 January 2010. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/8464763.stm. Retrieved 18 January 2010.
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