The Taliban has introduced an assault on the airport within the town of Kandahar, Afghan officers stated.
Samim Khopalwaq, spokesman for the Kandahar provincial governor, stated the assault began with the Taliban concentrated on the power’s primary gate.
The sprawling Kandahar Air Box has army and civilian sections. Mr Khopalwaq stated the attackers were given into the air base the place they encountered heavy resistance. He had no knowledge on casualties.
The Taliban is robust in southern Afghanistan, the place nearly all of individuals are Pashtuns, the ethnic staff that dominates the militant motion.
The insurgents have stepped up assaults towards Afghan troops because the withdrawal of all overseas fight forces on the finish of final yr.
Supply : EveningExpress