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Taliban suicide squad attacks Kabul police complex

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NATO troops joined a fight against a Taliban suicide squad that stormed a Kabul police headquarters at dawn Monday, killing three police officers and unleashing a stand-off that lasted for more than eight hours. 

Afghan Crisis Response Unit (CRU) members are seen on the roof of the Kabul police headquarters on January 21, 2013. NATO troops joined a fight against a Taliban suicide squad that stormed the facility at dawn, killing three police officers and unleashing a stand-off that lasted for more than eight hours.

The Taliban claimed the attack, which turned into the longest stand-off between the insurgents and security forces in Kabul since a major co-ordinated raid on the capital lasted 18 hours in April last year.

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