Insurgents breach Afghan Army Headquarters, eight killed

    Kabul [Afghanistan], Apr 21 (ANI): Eight people were killed and 10 wounded as insurgents penetrated the Afghan National Army's 209 Shaheen Corps Headquarters in Balkh province on Friday afternoon.
    According to Tolo News, a number of fighters made their way to the onsite mosque where Friday prayers were underway.
    Officials said the attack started at about 1.30pm and a gunfight ensued lasting for at least five hours.
    Security forces managed to kill all attackers, officials confirmed.
    This is the second massive attack on a military installation in recent months.
    Two months ago, insurgents attacked the Sardar Mohammad Daoud military hospital in Kabul killing at least 50 people.  (ANI)


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