Taliban attack in Afghanistan, U.S. military headquarters failed to enter the door
U.S. forces pursue Taliban members
People May 20, Afghanistan – Taliban militants based in 19 am on the northern outskirts of the capital Kabul, the U.S. military headquarters near the attack site, killing at least one U.S. contractors were killed and nine U.S. troops were injured. This is two days around Kabul, NATO, Taliban soldiers launched a second attack.
Associated Press reported, before the attack, the Taliban sent suicide bombers wearing military uniforms or other NATO countries, the officers and men close to the door base and detonated his bomb. At the same time, the Taliban began across the base wall, with rocket launchers, grenades and machine guns firing to the base, but ultimately failed to enter the door.
in the U.S. military to carry out counter-offensive, the Taliban agents just quickly disappeared, in order to arrest these militants, the U.S. military base in the surrounding area carried out a search operation off the gunfight lasted for nearly eight hours years. NATO said a total of 10 Taliban militants were killed, including five people were killed in air strikes.
learned that the attack on Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, the U.S. military command center is located. This area of ??2,000 hectares of “compound child” within the working life facilities, with airports, offices, barracks, hospitals and a variety of weapons and equipment. The base has two inside and outside the barrier, very tight security measures, difficult to break.
previous day, marching in Kabul suicide bomb attack by the U.S. fleet, resulting in 18 celebrities were killed, including five U.S. and one Canadian soldier. This is the last eight months, Kabul, the most serious attacks. The incident shows that the strength of the Taliban in Afghanistan is still the heart of the opponent with the ability to row.
into May, the NATO allies to keep the Taliban in Afghanistan, foreign diplomats, the Afghan national government officials, project contractors, and attack, and frequently succeeded. The base attacked in February 2007 the Taliban have been harassed with mortar, which is depriving the U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney hiding in the shelter of refuge.
At the same time, NATO will pay close attention to the birthplace of the Taliban surround the work of the Taliban, and hope that this will completely clear the threat to local militants. U.S. believes that only cleaned the Taliban near Kandahar, Afghanistan to ensure stability and security throughout. However, the Taliban have repeatedly threatened to Americans “put your horse over.” (H Yi Jun)