Taliban Suicide Bombers Kill Dozens

    This image made from AP video shows an injured Afghan National Army soldier taken off from a military vehicle outside  the local hospital in Farah, western Afghanistan, Wednesday, April 3, 2013. Suicide bombers disguised as Afghan soldiers stormed a courthouse Wednesday in a failed bid to free more than a dozen Taliban prisoners in western Afghanistan, officials said. Scores of people, including the attackers were reported killed in the fighting. The assault in Farah province was the latest example of the Taliban's ability to strike official institutions despite tight security measures. (AP Photo via AP video)


    As many as 48 people were killed and 91 wounded Wednesday when Taliban suicide bombers disguised as soldiers stormed a court in Afghanistan in an attempt to free their comrades standing trial. The raid led to a seven-hour battle between insurgents and police, ending in the death of all nine bombers. The incident was one of the bloodiest attacks to date in Afghanistan, where the Taliban continuously ignite violence in their plot to overthrow the government of President Hamid Karzai.

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