Taliban says Kabul bombing in reaction to Obama visit

May 2, 2012 07:54

KABUL - Afghanistan's Taliban said on Wednesday it had carried out a suicide car bombing against a Western military compound in Kabul to protest a visit to the country by US President Barack Obama.

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid also said the attack was in response to Obama's signing of a strategic pact with President Hamid Karzai's government.

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