Taliban attacks guesthouse of U.S.-based charity

By Kevin Sieff, Sayed Salahuddin, March 28, 2014

KABUL — The Taliban attacked the offices of a U.S.-based charity Friday, a complex assault that came just over a week before the country’s presidential election.

The attack, involving a suicide car bombing and four gunmen, was directed at the Roots of Peace facility in the Kart-e-Char neighborhood of southwestern Kabul, the organization’s founder and chief executive, Heidi Kuhn, confirmed in an e-mail.

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