At least 40 Afghan soldiers killed, 24 injured in bomb attack at Afghan military base

At least 40 Afghan soldiers killed, 24 injured in bomb attack at Afghan military base

Kabul (Web Desk): At least 40 Afghan soldiers were killed and 24 others wounded in a bomb attack on Wednesday night at a Afghan National Army base in Maiwand district in Kandahar, TOLO news reported.


According to sources, the two suicide attackers detonated their explosive-laden Humvee while other insugents stormed the base.

“First one of the suicide bombers detonated his explosives with a Humvee vehicle and the other insurgents opened fire on security forces,” a source told TOLO news. “The base did not fall to the Taliban but while the clash was going on foreign troops carried out an airstrike which killed 10 Taliban insurgents.”