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Kabul siege ends after Afghan soldiers storm tower block

Afghan soldiers have stormed a half-built tower block after heavy dawn fighting and killed six Taliban fighters, ending a brazen assault which heralded the start of their spring offensive.

(THE TELEGRAPH) Kabul -Afghan commandos fought floor-by-floor through the building which the militants had seized as a base to launch rocket and machine gun attacks into nearby diplomatic missions including the British embassy.

Those in the tower were the last holdouts of a multipronged attack which saw fighting in up to seven sites in Kabul and in three cities in eastern Afghanistan.

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