Both male and female students were studying at the center, preparing for entrance exams.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani condemned the "terrorist" attack that "martyred and wounded the innocent" - students attending class - and ordered an investigation into the attack.
The United States and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation launched airstrikes and sent military advisers to aid Afghan forces as they fight for the city, just 120 kilometers (75 miles) from the Afghan capital with a population of some 270,000 people.
Mohammad Safdar Mohseni, head of the provincial council, reportedly said the Taliban fighters set fire to checkpoints after they waged their attack in the Baghlan-i Markazi district.
"The defence ministry confirmed the incident early on Wednesday, but gave no details".
It also showed how militants are still able to stage large-scale attacks, even in the heart of Kabul, and underscored the struggles of the Afghan forces to provide security and stability on their own.
Russia Rejects US Sanctions against its Country, Turkey
Sanctions imposed by the U.S. on Turkey are shattering the US' reputation, warned Turkey's Foreign Minister Cavusoglu on Tuesday. Another stumbling block in bilateral relations is the arrest of American pastor Andrew Brunson in Turkey.
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The firefight erupted near a training center overseen by the National Security Directorate - Afghanistan's intelligence agency - with the gunmen holed up in a construction site near residential buildings, an official at the scene said.
In the southern province of Zabul, Taliban insurgents clashed with soldiers on Tuesday, forcing the government to send reinforcements from neighbouring provinces to retain control of two checkposts. And six young girls were killed after playing with an unexploded rocket shell, an official in the eastern province of Laghman told the wire service.
The base had reportedly been under Taliban siege for 48 hours.
The attack comes on the heels of one of the most serious militant challenges to Kabul's authority in years, as fierce fighting continued in Ghazni, an Afghan city south of Kabul.
The Taliban launched a coordinated offensive last Friday, overwhelming the city's defenses and capturing several neighborhoods.
"It took Afghan forces - assisted by US advisors - five days to repel the insurgents", NPR's Diaa Hadid reports.
Numerous dead were security forces, he said, adding that many more had been injured, as fighting continued despite government and United States assurances that the assault had failed.
After increasing sharply during the financial crisis, the UK's unemployment rate has been rapidly dropping for nearly a decade. There are 1.36 million unemployed people (people not in work but seeking to work), 124,000 fewer than for a year earlier.
Siti Aisyah and Doan Thi Huong are charged with the murder of Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of the North Korean dictator. Pyongyang has denied accusations by South Korean and US officials that Kim Jong Un's regime was behind the killing.
The action prompted bipartisan rebukes and worries that Trump was willfully infringing on his critics' First Amendment rights. Comey and McCabe no longer have security clearances, according to their representatives.
On MSNBC on Tuesday, Manigault-Newman said she was a whistle blower unveiling "corruption" within the Trump White House. Staffer Lynne Patton called Manigault Newman a "disgruntled employee" on "Anderson Cooper 360" Tuesday night.
Offensive coordinator Todd Haley was in Coleman's ear, telling him to stay in routes longer and, essentially, to compete harder. When Hue tells him to talk with Haley, Coleman says if the Browns don't want to play him, they should just trade him.
Canada's largest cannabis company has announced they have closed the biggest deal in the history of the legal cannabis industry. The agreement Wednesday will also see Constellation nominate four directors to Canopy Growth's seven-member board of directors.
Grenades now properly grant progress for the Week 5 Challenge: "Deal damage to players with a Clinger, Stink Bomb, or Grenade". This new mode looks to try and offer a new twist of the 50 vs 50 mode and brings a huge emphasis on mobility.
In addition, the low density of the plasma in the solar corona means a relatively small amount of heat will transfer to the probe. Once it reaches space, the craft needs to drop 53000 miles per hour of sideways motion to skim the sun's atmosphere.
China responded by threatening in early August to impose new tariffs on $60 billion worth of USA goods. The Trump administration started to impose last July 6 tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese imports.
Cochin International Airport's official website showed that several flights had been diverted, cancelled and indefinitely delayed. Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned the flood-hit state of Kerala in his address to the nation on the 72nd Independence Day.
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Previous studies have focused on the chemical make-up of e-cigarette liquid before it is vaped, the researchers said. It believed that e-cigarettes can help one overcome the habit of smoking and should be allowed on prescription.
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35 killed in Italy motorway bridge collapse
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British pound sterling dropped against euro and dollar
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Despite the political tensions, the lira rebounded some 6 per cent on Wednesday, strengthening to around 6.0 to the dollar. In response, Erdogan announced boycott of United States electronic devices, including Apple iPhones .
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Did Donald Trump use the N-word?
Manigault Newman has been associated with Trump for more than a decade. You always in private talk to me about him, you love him very much.