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Afghan Presidential Palace Attacked

Afghan police say an early morning attack on the presidential palace in Kabul is over and all the assailants have died.

Officials say explosions and gunfire erupted outside of the building Tuesday morning in the center of the capital.

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the assault, calling it a suicide bomb attack.

Authorities say reporters were gathering for an event when the eastern gate of the presidential palace was attacked.

It was not immediately clear whether President Hamid Karzai was inside the building at the time.

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