Deadly assault on Afghan compound
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Deadly assault on Afghan compound

At least 19 people are dead and many are injured after militants in Afghanistan stormed the provincial governor's compound in Parwan.

Powerful explosions followed by bursts of gunfire were heard in the provincial capital, Charikar, an hour's drive north-west of Kabul, witnesses said.

The BBC's Quentin Sommerville reports.

  • 14 Aug 2011