Sunday, April 23, 2017

Afghanistan In Mourning After Friday's Deadly Taliban Assault On An Afghan Base Killed Over 140 Soldiers

Al Jazeera: Afghanistan mourns after deadly Taliban attack on base

President Ashraf Ghani calls for an investigation into the deadliest ever Taliban attack on an Afghan military base.

President Ashraf Ghani declared a national day of mourning on Saturday after scores of soldiers were killed by Taliban fighters disguised as fellow troops in the deadliest attack of its kind on an Afghan military base.

Afghan officials said the death toll jumped to 140 following Friday's assault on the army headquarters in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif.

Another 160 people were wounded in the attack, Mohammad Ibrahim Khair Andesh, head of the provincial council, announced.

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More News After Friday's Deadly Taliban Assault On An Afghan Base That Killed Over 140 Soldiers

Afghanistan in mourning after Taliban attack on army base -- DW
Mourning declared after scores of troops die in Afghan base attack -- Reuters
Afghanistan Declares National Mourning After Army Base Attack Kills More Than 130 -- RFE
Confusion, chaos after Taliban breach Afghan base in deadly attack -- Fiscal Times
Afghan anger mounts as death toll from army base attack soars -- France 24


RussInSoCal said...

Video of MOAB impact site.


Aizino Smith said...

This is such a s sad picture.

There people pray as well as some Christians.

Either they are depressed (I believe that) or they really do not believe.