5 staff from British security firm killed in Kabul attack

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An Afghan soldier standing guard yesterday at the site of a car bomb attack a day after the blast, which targeted a British security firm, G4S, in Kabul, Afghanistan.G4S said yesterday that five of its employees were killed and 32 injured on Wednesday in a Taleban-claimed attack on one of its compounds in Kabul. The company, which provides security for British diplomats, said one Briton and four Afghans were killed in the attack. Militants detonated a vehicle bomb outside the compound before trying to fight their way inside. 

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 30, 2018, with the headline '5 staff from British security firm killed in Kabul attack'. Print Edition | Subscribe