New Taliban Attacks Complicate Afghan Peace Process

New Taliban Attacks Complicate Afghan Peace Process

KABUL—A Taliban attack on a government intelligence headquarters in northern Afghanistan killed 11 security forces and injured dozens of civilians, further straining a peace process meant to pave the way for a withdrawal of American troops.

The militants detonated a car bomb Monday morning in the city of Aybak in Samangan province outside a base belonging to the National Directorate of Security, Afghanistan’s spy agency. Following the blast, two insurgents entered the compound and exchanged fire with security forces, according…

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