Monday, December 3, 2012

Taliban Launch A Suicide Attack Against A Major NATO Base In Afghanistan

Suicide Bombers Attack NATO-Afghan Airbase -- Voice of America

ISLAMABAD — Eight suicide bombers attacked the Jalalabad air base in eastern Afghanistan Sunday, but were killed by Afghan forces before entering the complex.

Taliban suicide bombers detonated two cars filled with explosives at the main gate of a joint NATO-Afghan airbase in Afghanistan's eastern Nangahar province at dawn Sunday. According to the Ministry of Interior, the vehicles had been stopped by Afghan forces, and follow-up attackers were killed in a fierce gunfight.

Read more

More News On Yesterday's Taliban Attack Against A Major NATO Base In Afghanistan

Taliban fighters, suicide bombers attack U.S.-Afghan base
-- L.A. Times
Taliban attack Nato airbase in Afghanistan -- The Guardian
Afghans Are Killed In Attack On Base -- Wall Street Journal
Afghanistan Taliban attack US base in Jalalabad -- BBC
Police: Suicide bombings target U.S.-Afghan base, kill 5
-- CNN
Attackers at U.S.-Afghan Base Wore Coalition Uniforms -- New York Times
Nine suicide bombers hit US airfield in Afghanistan, official says -- NBC
Suicide bombers attack U.S.-Afghan base in eastern Afghanistan -- Daily Mail
Taliban suicide assault team attacks US airbase in Jalalabad -- Long War Journal
Taliban attack on US base in Afghanistan kills 3 Afghan troops, 2 civilians
-- RT
Joint U.S.-Afghan Base Attacked By Taliban In Eastern Afghanistan -- NPR

No comments: