U.S. forces raid to wear clothes rebels were killed in the NATO base 24 (Figure)
28 at the Khost province of Afghanistan, U.S. soldiers in combat operations cover Chinook helicopter
BEIJING, Aug. 29 – According to foreign reports, the body U.S. soldiers wear uniforms and suicide bomb vests, a group of armed elements attacked a NATO early 28th military base in Afghanistan, with U.S. and Afghan forces during fierce fighting, killing at least 24 people were killed. A U.S. military and the military eventually repelled the insurgents and captured five.
According to reports, Local 28 at around 4 am, about 50 gunmen, some wearing U.S. military uniforms, some wearing bomb vests, southeastern Khost province of Afghanistan (Khost) U.S. Army responsible Salerno (Salerno) and diesel Chapman (Chapman) forward operating bases (Forward Operating Base) launched a surprise attack. Two attackers Salerno base of operations to cut the barbed wire, but immediately shot back by U.S. forces.
Zhu’a the U.S. military, the military joint operations in Afghanistan, the attack on the base of operations of the militants fought back, and in the subsequent air strikes killed a total of 24 people. 15 people killed in the Salerno base in the base diesel Chapman killed six people, including a commander, including three rebels retreated from the battle, suffered air strikes killed.
NATO said in a statement the same day also captured five rebels and seized seven suicide bomb vest, and several rebels launch suicide attacks, usually for vehicles loaded with bombs.
Also in 28, three U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan attack, including two by a roadside bomb in southern killed 3 people in the Arab eastern part of the battle deaths. It is reported that the U.S. military this month, 38 people have been killed in Afghanistan.
Afghan Defense Ministry said two Afghan soldiers were killed in the crossfire, three people were injured; NATO said that four NATO soldiers were injured in the fighting. U.S. and Afghan officials blame the attacks close ties with the Taliban, Al Qaeda branches Haqqani network (Haqqani network).