At least 65 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan intel base
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 GHAZNI (AFGHANISTAN) - At least 65 people were killed in a Taliban-claimed attack on an Afghan intelligence base, sources said Tuesday, in the latest high-casualty attack on beleaguered Afghan forces.
A Taliban attack on an Afghan military compound killed over a hundred security forces on Monday. Hours later the militant group announced it had med with the U.S. special envoy to the country. Matthew Larotonda reports.
Militants have attacked an army base near a military academy in the Afghan capital in a pre-dawn assault on a compound. Latest assault comes after more than 100 people were killed in a suicide attack..
Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday he was encouraged by U.S. peace talks with Afghan Taliban insurgents but added he had not yet been tasked with planning a full withdrawal..