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Afghan Police: al-Qaida Responsible for Suicide Attacks in Kabul

Afghan police are blaming al-Qaida for Monday's twin suicide car bombing attacks against the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in Kabul.

Area police commander Mohammed Akbar told reporters Tuesday that the bodies of the two suicide attackers appeared to be those of Arabs. He said al-Qaida terrorists apparently were working with Taleban insurgents.

Earlier, a man identifying himself as a Taleban spokesman said that group carried out the attacks and he warned of more suicide bombings.

The two bombings occurred within 90 minutes of each other on a 500-meter stretch of a road near the offices of organizers of last September's legislative elections.

Afghan police say the bodies of six more victims were found today - raising the death toll to eight, including one German peacekeeper.

Some information for this report provided by AP and AFP.