Taliban attack in Kabul ‘an attack on Spain’

Madrid:The Spanish government on Saturday said a Taliban attack on the diplomatic quarter of the Afghan capital Kabul, in which two Spanish policemen were killed, was “an attack on Spain.”The death toll, at least six according to reports from Kabul, was not clear. Afghan officials said four Afghan police officers were killed. The Spanish government said two local embassy workers were also killed in the attack as Taliban fighters laid siege to a guesthouse popular with foreign visitors near the embassy compound.”We are dealing with a terrorist attack, in which two Spanish citizens died and our interests were severely undermined. This is therefore, an attack on Spain and its cooperation in the strengthening of democracy in Afghanistan,” the government Madrid said in a statement after the siege ended early today.


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