Taliban Army base 140 soldiers – CWEB.com
As many as 10 Taliban fighters, dressed in Afghan army uniforms and driving military vehicles, made their way onto the base and opened fire on mostly unarmed soldiers eating a meal and leaving a mosque after Friday prayers, according to officials.
The attackers used rocket-propelled grenades and rifles, and several detonated suicide vests packed with explosive, they said.
Witnesses described a scene of confusion as soldiers were uncertain who the attackers were.
140 Afghan soldiers killed by Taliban attackers. “In continuing with their barbarism and criminality, the Taliban carried out a group attack in the 209th Corps mosque when our soldiers were standing for group prayers,” General Waziri said. “This was against all human and Islamic values.”
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