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Fighting breaks out in eastern Afghanistan, Kabul

March 20, 2014

Fighting raged Thursday at a police station in eastern Afghanistan and near a hotel in the capital.

Unknown gunmen and Afghan police exchanged heavy gunfire in an area close to the Serena Hotel in Kabul, police sources said Thursday.

The hotel was already the site of an attack, in January 2008, that killed seven people.

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