Afghan officials: Insurgents storm bank, take hostages in country's south; at least 5 killed

December 17, 2014 8:30 AM

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KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – Afghan officials say four suicide bombers stormed a bank in southern Helmand province and took hostages.

They say the attackers killed at least five people while firing on security forces who surrounded the building as the gunbattle unfolded Wednesday.

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