Smoke rises from the Kabul traffic police headquarters during an insurgents' attack on Monday 21 January 2013
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Afghan attack: Militants target traffic police HQ

21 January 2013 Last updated at 13:05 GMT

Afghan police have said that an attack on their traffic headquarters in Kabul is over.

The building, which is not far from the Afghan parliament, was stormed by heavily armed insurgents at dawn on Monday.

Three police officers and five attackers are thought to have died in the attack.

Quentin Sommerville is in Kabul.