June 19 2012
Taliban fighters armed with heavy weapons have attacked a NATO base in southern Afghanistan, reports the Washington Post.
Before dawn on Tuesday, seven militants assaulted a base on the outskirts of Kandahar city, NATO officials said.
All the militants were killed in the 15-minute firefight, said officials. There were no immediate reports of NATO casualties.
Some workers at the camp, including a foreign contractor, were reported wounded.
In a separate incident hours...
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