Taliban target military base in Kabul, 2 killed

  • A truck bomb attack at a military base in Kabul has killed two Afghan security guards, media reports said.

    The Taliban have claimed responsibility for the attack targeting the Pul-e-Charkhi base at the eastern edge of the capital. The base is used by foreign troops.

    The explosion could be heard in many parts of Kabul as smoke filled the site, media reports said.

    Initial investigations suggest that explosives were concealed under sand inside the truck, the police said.


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