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Taliban Attacks Coordinated Nationwide

April 16 2012


The Taliban has carried out a series of coordinated attacks across Afghanistan, reports the Washington Post.

"These attacks are the beginning of the spring offensive and we had planned them for months," a Taliban spokesman told Reuters.

The attacks that began on Sunday left three civilians and eight security officials dead, according to the Afghan government.

At least seven locations around the country were hit: three in Kabul, a NATO base in the city of Jalalabad, a public...

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