US says attacks in vicinity of embassy in Kabul

April 15, 2012 14:47

KABUL - The area around the US embassy in Kabul was targeted in the multiple attacks on the diplomatic areas of the Afghan capital on Sunday but no staff members have been injured, the embassy said.

"Attacks are ongoing in the vicinity of the US embassy in Kabul. Avoid the area. Shelter in place," the embassy said in a mobile phone text message.

"The US embassy is currently in lockdown ... all compound personnel are accounted for and safe," it said in a statement.

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