Afghanistan on Sunday observed a national day of mourning after at least 100 soldiers were killed or wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base, prompting angry calls for ministers and army chiefs to resign. The exact toll from Friday's...Show More Summary
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Authorities on Saturday raised the casualty toll to 100 in an attack on a military compound in northern Afghanistan a day earlier by gunmen and suicide bombers wearing army uniforms.
Afghanistan is in mourning after at least 140 soldiers were killed by a group of 10 Taliban fighters at a key base in northern Afghanistan. It was the deadliest single attack against an army base since the war began 16 years ago. “Today,...Show More Summary
The Taliban is taking credit for an attack that officials say killed around 140 soldiers and injured 60 others at an Afghan military base. Read more...
Taliban fighters killed the soldiers at a base in the northern part of the country, in one of the deadliest attacks on an Afghan base since the war began.
President Ashraf Ghani calls for an investigation into the deadliest ever Taliban attack on an Afghan military base.
More than 100 Afghan soldiers, many having just finished prayers, were killed when militants disguised in army uniforms infiltrated a base in northern Afghanistan and opened fire, Afghan defense officials said Saturday. The attack, for which the Taliban claimed responsibility, was one of the deadliest...
At least 140 Afghan soldiers were killed by Taliban attackers apparently disguised in military uniforms, officials said on Saturday, in what would be the deadliest attack ever on an Afghan military base. One official in the northernShow More Summary
Gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed a military compound Friday in the Balkh province, an Afghan official said Saturday.
The Taliban has dealt Afghanistan's army what appears to be a very heavy blow inside one of its own bases. Officials say more than 100 Afghan soldiers were killed or injured when Taliban militants attacked a base outside the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif on Friday, the BBC reports. Some military...
By Abdul Matin MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Dozens of Afghan soldiers were killed or wounded on Friday when Taliban gunmen disguised in Afghan army uniform talked their way past checkpoints and attacked a military base, officials said. Show More Summary
Details from the assault on Friday were still emerging, but it appeared to have been the single deadliest known attack on an Afghan military base in the course of the war.
An Afghan official says more than 100 army personnel have been killed or wounded after gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed a military compound in Balkh province. Daulat Waziri, spokesman for … Click to Continue »
MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (Reuters) - As many 140 Afghan soldiers were killed on Friday by Taliban attackers apparently disguised in military uniforms in what would be the deadliest attack ever on an Afghan military base, officials said.
Mazar-i-Sharif (Afghanistan) (AFP) - Taliban gunmen wearing Afghan military uniforms launched an attack on an army base in northern Afghanistan Friday killing "more than 50 soldiers", officials said. Afghan commandos were deployed during the attack which lasted several hours and targeted soldiers as they attended mosque and ate a meal. Show More Summary
In an interview with Voice of America (VOA) on Wednesday, ex-Afghan President Hamid Karzai - a former Washington Ally, made statements which go hand in hand with revelations from Wikileaks during the 2016 elections. Karzai criticized recent U.S. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Taliban fighters have probably killed and wounded more than 50 Afghans in an ongoing attack on a mosque and dining facility inside an Afghan military base, a U.S. military spokesman said, describing it as a "significant" strike.
Gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed a military compound in the Balkh province, killing at least eight soldiers and wounding 11 others, an Afghan government official said Friday. Daulat Waziri, spokesman … Click to Continue »
Gunmen and suicide bombers in military uniforms stormed an Army base as soldiers, most unarmed, were leaving Friday prayers or eating lunch.