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Wounded Afghan spy chief 'stable' in US military hospital

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Afghanistan's intelligence chief has been moved to a US-run military hospital near Kabul where he is in a stable condition after a Taliban assassination attempt, security sources said Friday. 

Afghan policemen stand guard near the site of a grenade attack at a spy agency guesthouse in Kabul, where the country's controversial intelligence chief was wounded in an assassination attempt.

Asadullah Khalid, who heads the National Directorate of Security (NDS), was targeted by a suicide bomber posing as a Taliban peace envoy in a spy agency guesthouse in the upscale Kabul district of Taimani on Thursday.

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