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Militants attack joint US-Afghan
base, Afghan officials say

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 12/1/2012 11:56:47 PM

Kabul, Afghanistan – Afghan officials say joint US-Afghan base has been attacked in eastern Afghanistan. Blasts sounded inside the military airfield at the edge of Jalalabad city early Sunday morning. Afghan officials briefed on the situation say helicopters were firing down into the base at what appeared to be militant gunmen inside. The officials spoke anonymously because fighting was still going on and details were unclear. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in an email to reporters.

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Please keep our troops safe.

How exactly do you know the email you got was from a terrorist or their "spokesperson?" Not sure I want to be on their "friends" list.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: oh-heck, 12/2/2012 12:22:36 AM     (No. 9043843)

I hate to be picky but the opening describes US helicopters firing into the base and explosions within the base. Hard to reconcile that with claim that the defenses weren´t breached.

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