>> An attack on a British security firm's compound in Kabul has killed at least ten people and injured 19. That only hours after President Ashraf Ghani outlined plans for peace in Afghanistan at a UN conference in Geneva. A car bomb exploded outside the G4S facility on Wednesday shortly after gunmen stormed in.
The Taliban has claimed responsibility.>>
> There was a bang and right after that, all the windows and the ceiling collapsed over the children, all of the doors was shattered.>> G4S, one of the world's largest security groups, provides guards for the area around the British Embassy in the capital.
But the complex attack was such a well protected site underlines ongoing instability in the country, and shows just how insecure Kabul remains. Despite efforts by the US and the Afghan government to open peace talks with the Taliban, to end more than 17 years of war. The group says it was retaliating for casualties caused by security forces in the southern provinces of Helmand in Kandahar.
Efforts to open talks with the insurgents have picked up recently thanks to the appointment of US special peace envoys Almay Kalezed earlier this year.>> We'll be in Afghanistan that is at peace.>> But the violence that kills thousands every year has continued. President Ghani plans to appoint a team to seek a peace deal which he said would take at least five years to implement.
>> The Taliban.>> But The Taliban have so far refused to deal directly with the Kabul government.>> Respecting the following tenets.