Taliban attacks Afghan-NATO base in eastern province, 11 killed

There have been “multiple explosions” near an airfield at a US base in eastern Afghanistan, Nato has said.

Afghan intelligence officials told the BBC that seven suicide attackers targeted the base in Jalalabad, and witnesses said that gunfire was heard.

All the attackers and one Afghan guard were killed in the attack claimed by the Taliban, the officials said.

BBC Full Story- http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20571866


There has been an attack on a joint US-Afghan military base in Afghanistan. The Taliban says it sent suicide bombers to the facility in Jalalabad. This sparked a battle between foreign troops and the attackers. NATO aircraft and foreign soldiers are trying to repel the suicide bombers who have reportedly entered the base. Al Jazeera’s Bernard Smith has more on this from Kabul.

Al Jazeera’s full story- http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/12/20121224051624851.html


Xinhua | English.news.cn full story- http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2012-12/02/c_132013665.htm


Russia Today full story- http://rt.com/news/afghanistan-taliban-us-base-070/


Reuters full story- http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/12/02/us-afghanistan-jalalabad-explosions-idUSBRE8B100X20121202


Fox News Report / Associated Press-  http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/12/01/militants-attack-joint-us-afghan-base-afghan-officials-say/



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