Apr 22 2017
The attack occurred near a mosque on the base in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of Balkh province, as soldiers were leaving Friday prayers, said army spokesman Nasratullah Jamshidi.
Dozens of people have been killed by the Taliban in an attack on a military base in Afghanistan, US officials have said.
Another Afghan official, speaking on condition of anonymity as he was not authorised to speak publicly, said more than 20 soldiers had been killed and 50 wounded.
The attack comes a month after the ISIS Khorasan faction carried out a deadly terror attack, killing at least 38 wounded soldiers in an hospital in Kabul.
Waziri said five attackers were killed in the battle, including one wearing a suicide vest who was shot by soldiers before he could trigger his explosives.
Two years ago, Taliban fighters shocked US and Afghan commanders in Kabul by briefly capturing Mazar-e-Sharif, Balkh's provincial capital and the country's third-largest city.
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Marchers handed out tracts denouncing the xenophobia and racism they associate with Le Pen and the party co-founded by her father. To appeal to a French audience to stop Le Pen, Oliver dimmed the lights, lit a cigarette, and gave a speech entirely in French.
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German military says no German or worldwide troops were involved in the attack. The militant strike was carried out in Mazar-i-Sharif, at the headquarters of Afghan National Army's 209th corps.
From the gate, they headed to a dining facility and a mosque, he said.
Taliban militants have launched their annual spring offensive in the war-torn country, targeting security forces and US-led foreign troops.
The attack on the headquarters of the 209th Corps, in Balkh province, began around 1:30 p.m., and fighting was still underway four hours later.
The top Islamic State aid was part of the group's operational planning cell, responsible for facilitating overseas attacks, including the deadly New Year's Eve attack on an Istanbul nightclub that left 39 dead.
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Apr 18 2017
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Louis at home in Game 2, on the heels of a 2-1 defeat in overtime in Game 1, when they outshot the Blues 52-26. In seven playoff games against the Blue Jackets, Crosby has eight total: That's a major factor in the series.
Apr 18 2017
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