Sunday, April 23, 2017
Taliban attack on a key Afghan army base
Kabul is an army base that was attacked by the Taliban on Saturday, being one of the deadliest since 2001. The Taliban members were disguised as military officials waiting for members to come out of a prayer session, shooting any one who was in their way. The attack lasted six hours causing 100+ deaths including two Taliban members to blow themselves up and seven of them killed. A spokesperson for the Taliban claimed responsibility but did not give a reason for the assault. it is said to believe it is for retaliation due to the Afghan government overthrowing them.