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11 domestic, international flights delayed

11 domestic, international flights delayed

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Jun 10, 2013 - 19:35

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): A group attack on the Kabul International Airport resulted in the delay of 11 domestic and foreign flights, an official said on Monday.

Triggered by a brazen assault on the Kabul International Airport early Monday morning at 4:30am, clashes between insurgents and security forces ended with the killing of all seven attackers.

During six-hour clash, two flights from Dubai to Kabul, two from Istanbul and Herat to the capital and five from Kabul to Dubai, Mazar-i-Sharif, Kandahar and Herat were delayed.

The chief of Kabul airport, Mohammad Yaqub Rassouli, told Pajhwok Afghan News the flights took place at 10:30am when the runway was cleared.

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