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Insurgents Attack Kabul Airport

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Insurgents in Afghanistan have attacked Kabul's main airport, setting off an hours-long gunbattle with security forces.

Authorities say the attack began before dawn Monday, focused on the military side of the facility.

Militants occupied a nearby building under construction and were firing on the airport, which serves as a base for coalition forces. Civilian flights were halted because of the violence.

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

There were no immediate reports of casualties.

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