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Afghan Taliban claim responsibility for ongoing attack in Kabul

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KABUL, Jan 21 (Reuters) - - The Afghan Taliban claimed responsibility for a coordinated attack on a government building in Kabul on Monday, its spokesman said in a text message to media.

"Today at 5 o'clock in the morning (0130 GMT) a number of mujahideen martyrs entered a government building close to an American training centre... Heavy fighting is ongoing," spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said.

(Reporting by Mirwais Harooni, writing by Dylan Welch, editing by Amie Ferris-Rotman)

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