Democracy Now: Taliban Fighters Attack NATO Base

Meanwhile in Afghanistan, Taliban fighters have launched an attack on a NATO base in Jalalabad. Several fighters reportedly stormed the base after a suicide bomber blew himself up at its gate. NATO says eight fighters were killed in the attack. Al Jazeera reports the Taliban called the operation “a message to David Petraeus” that it can attack the U.S. military at will.

~ by wheresthemic on June 30, 2010.

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