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Six Afghan Soldiers Killed In Suicide Bombing

Six Afghan soldiers have been killed in a suicide bomb attack on a military microbus in the Afghan capital.

Quoted by the AP news agency, Farid Afzali, the chief of criminal investigation for Kabul police, said another 10 people were wounded, including civilians.

The attack happened on a busy road in the east of the city during the morning rush hour on December 11.

The Taliban claimed responsibility.

The attack marks the resumption of an intensified antigovernment campaign by the insurgents after a lull in attacks in the city.

In recent weeks, the insurgents have targeted military, diplomatic and foreign installations in and around Kabul, in what appears to be a change in tactics to gain maximum publicity.

Based on reporting by AFP and AP