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U.N. Evacuating Staff After Attack
The United Nations announced its relocating more than half of U.N.'s international staff in Afghanistan follows last week's deadly Taliban attack.
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U.N. Attack

Nov. 5: A burned U.N. bullet proofed vest and a helmet are seen in the destroyed guesthouse that left five U.N. staffers dead in Kabul, Afghanistan.

U.N. Attack

Nov. 5: A burned down room is seen in the destroyed guesthouse that left five U.N. staffers dead in Kabul, Afghanistan.

U.N. Attack

Nov. 5: A U.N. official walks through the destroyed guesthouse that left five U.N. staffers dead in Kabul, Afghanistan.

U.N. Attack

Nov. 5: Norwegian diplomat Kai Eide, head of the United Nations mission in Afghanistan is accompanied by Afghan police men while visiting the guesthouse that left five U.N. staffers dead in Kabul, Afghanistan.

U.N. Attack

Nov. 5: Norwegian diplomat Kai Eide, head of the United Nations mission in Afghanistan is accompanied by Afghan police men while visiting the guesthouse that left five U.N. staffers dead in Kabul, Afghanistan.

U.N. Attack

Nov. 5: A security truck patrols at the headquarters of the U.N. mission in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Oct. 28: An Afghan security man collects evidence of an attack as a police hat with blood stain is seen at the site of an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Gunmen attacked a guest house used by U.N. staff in the Afghan capital of Kabul early Wednesday, officials said. A Taliban spokesman claimed responsibility, saying it was meant as an assault on the upcoming presidential election.

(AP)

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Oct. 28: An Afghan policeman with blood in his hand and badge adjusts his gun as others take cover close to the site of a attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. 

Gunmen with automatic weapons and suicide vests stormed a guest house used by U.N. staff in the heart of the Afghan capital early Wednesday, officials said. A Taliban spokesman claimed responsibility, saying it was meant as an assault on the upcoming presidential election. 

(AP)

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Oct. 28: In this image made from APTN television, police officer stands guard as black smoke billows from a building used by the United Nations in Kabul, Afghanistan. 

Gunmen with automatic weapons and suicide vests stormed a guest house used by U.N. staff in the heart of the Afghan capital early Wednesday, killing at least seven people including three U.N. staff, officials said. A Taliban spokesman claimed responsibility, saying it was meant as an assault on the upcoming presidential election. 

(AP)

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Oct. 28: Smoke bellows from the site of an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. 

Gunmen with automatic weapons and suicide vests stormed a guest house used by U.N. staff in the heart of the Afghan capital early Wednesday, killing 10 people, officials said. A Taliban spokesman claimed responsibility, saying it was meant as an assault on the upcoming presidential election. 

(AP)

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Oct. 28: An Afghan security man, unseen, shows photos of the believed suicide attackers reportedly killed at the site of the attack, on his cell phone to a journalist in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Gunmen attacked a guest house used by U.N. staff in the Afghan capital of Kabul early Wednesday, officials said. A Taliban spokesman claimed responsibility, saying it was meant as an assault on the upcoming presidential election. 

(AP)

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Oct. 28: Smoke can be seen rising in central Kabul. Gunmen attacked a guest house used by U.N. staff in the Afghan capital of Kabul early Wednesday, killing at least seven people including three U.N. staff, officials said. A Taliban spokesman claimed responsibility, saying it was meant as an assault on the upcoming presidential election. 

(AP)

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Oct. 28: An Afghan policeman holds a weapon in blood stained hands as he takes a break near a U.N. guest house after it was attacked by gunmen in Kabul, Afghanistan. Gunmen attacked a guest house used by U.N. staff in the Afghan capital of Kabul early Wednesday, killing at least seven people including three U.N. staff, officials said. A Taliban spokesman claimed responsibility, saying it was meant as an assault on the upcoming presidential election.

(AP)

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Oct. 28: A U.N. ambulance arrives at the site of an attack as Afghan policemen secure the site in Kabul, Afghanistan. Gunmen attacked a guest house used by U.N. staff in the Afghan capital of Kabul early Wednesday, officials said. A Taliban spokesman claimed responsibility, saying it was meant as an assault on the upcoming presidential election.

(AP)

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Oct. 28: Afghan soldiers cordons off a U.N. guest house after it was attacked by gunmen in Kabul, Afghanistan. Gunmen attacked a guest house used by U.N. staff in the Afghan capital of Kabul early Wednesday, killing at least seven people including three U.N. staff, officials said. A Taliban spokesman claimed responsibility, saying it was meant as an assault on the upcoming presidential election.

(AP)

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Oct. 28: Afghan policemen carry a wounded U.N. staffer from a U.N. guest house after it was attacked by gunmen in Kabul, Afghanistan. Gunmen attacked a guest house used by U.N. staff in the Afghan capital of Kabul early Wednesday, officials said. A Taliban spokesman claimed responsibility, saying it was meant as an assault on the upcoming presidential election.

(AP)

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Oct. 28: Afghan security personnel man at the site of attack on a guest house for U.N. staff in Kabul, Afghanistan. Taliban militants wearing suicide vests stormed a guest house used by U.N. staff in the heart of the Afghan capital early Wednesday, killing 12 people, including six U.N. staff in the biggest in a series of attacks intended to undermine next month's presidential runoff election.

(AP)

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Oct. 28: Smoke comes out of a guest house after an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Gunmen attacked the guest house used by U.N. staff in the Afghan capital of Kabul early Wednesday, officials said. A Taliban spokesman claimed responsibility, saying it was meant as an assault on the upcoming presidential election. 

(AP)

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Oct. 28: An Afghan security man on a vehicle talks to colleagues at a guest house after an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Gunmen attacked the guest house used by U.N. staff in the Afghan capital of Kabul early Wednesday, officials said. A Taliban spokesman claimed responsibility, saying it was meant as an assault on the upcoming presidential election. 

(AP)

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Oct. 28: An Afghan police man stands near holes of bullets hit at the gate of a guest house after an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Gunmen attacked a guest house used by U.N. staff in the Afghan capital of Kabul early Wednesday, officials said. A Taliban spokesman claimed responsibility, saying it was meant as an assault on the upcoming presidential election.

(AP)

Map of Kabul

Map of Kabul locates area where gunmen and suicide attackers stormed a guest house where U.N. staff were staying.

(AP)

U.N. Evacuating Staff After Attack

The United Nations announced its relocating more than half of U.N.'s international staff in Afghanistan follows last week's deadly Taliban attack.

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