Gunmen Storm Afghan Government Compound; Three Killed

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Militants wearing suicide jackets stormed an Afghan government compound on Sunday, sparking a gun battle with security officials that lasted for over 4 hours, according to officials. At least three policemen were killed in the attack that took place near the eastern city of Khost. The attack comes one day after a suicide attacker blew himself up at a military hospital in the capital Kabul, killing six medical students. The Taliban took responsibility for both the attacks.