A squad of suicide bombers attacked Afghanistan's intelligence service headquarters, wounding dozens of civilians. Five men wearing suicide vest, emerged from a second van, but were shot by security guards. The explosion happened at around noon in an area in the city that is usually busy with visitors collecting documents from government buildings. The intelligence service is a key player in the flight against the Taliban and its role will only increase as its allies withdraw 100,000 combat troops by the end of 2014. Violence across the country has been increasing in resent months, the most resent attack in the capital came last month, when a car bomber struck outside a compound used by a military contractor, killing two Afghan workers.
Afghanistan is a landlocked country which means it doesn't border water. Afghanistan is a little larger than France. It's bordered by Pakistan on the east and south, and Iran on the west. The climate in Afghanistan is the most easterly country to exsperience the influence of the Mediterranean Sea. The lowest part of Afghanistan have a semi-arid or desert climate.
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