Taliban raid NATO-Afghan base, casualties reported

Taliban insurgents raided a compound used by NATO and Afghan forces on Monday in the southeastern province of Khost, causing some casualties, a provincial official said.

Taliban raid NATO-Afghan base, casualties reported
Assailants opened fire on soldiers manning the compound and then drove a truck loaded with explosives inside, detonating the vehicle, the official said.

The attack occurred in Sabri district close to the border with Pakistan, Sabri's district chief, Lutfullah Babakarkheil, told Reuters.

"I know two rooms have been destroyed and there are some casualties," he said.

Reuters
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