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Taliban claim deadly Kabul attack

A suicide attack targeting a Nato convoy in the Afghan capital has killed 18 people including five US soldiers.

Most of the victims were Afghan civilians caught in the blast.

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the rush-hour attack in the west of the city, close to the parliament.

Ian Pannell reports from Kabul.

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