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Bombs dropped on Kabul

An aeroplane dropped several bombs on Kabul last night in the sixth such air raid in five days. The night sky was lit up with tracer fire as anti-aircraft gunners of the Islamic Taliban, who took the Afghan capital in September, tried to bring the attacking aircraft down.

There has been a spate of air-raids since Saturday when opposition planes launched four attacks in one day. The air raids began the day after opposition forces suffered a serious defeat at the hands of the Taliban. Reuter - Kabul