ISIS Rocket Attack Hits Largest U.S. Base In Eastern Afghanistan

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On December 19, a rocket attack targeted the U.S. Bagram Airfield in the province of Parwan in Afghanistan’s eastern region.

According to Afghan sources, at least five rockets landed in the airfield area. No losses were reported. The NATO’s Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan has not commented on the attack, thus far.

Bagram district governor Abdul Shakoor Qudosi told TOLO News that the rockets were launched from a mini truck that was parked in the area of Qalandarkhil.

ISIS quickly claimed responsibility for the attack in a short statement released by its news agency, Amaq. The terrorist group said 12 Katyusha [107 mm] rockets were launched at the airfield. Amaq released a photo of the rockets and the launcher.

ISIS Rocket Attack Hits Largest U.S. Base In Eastern Afghanistan

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Bagram Airfield is the largest U.S. military base in Afghanistan. The base has a dual runway capable of handling large military aircraft. Many units of the Afghan Armed Forces and the U.S.-led Resolute Support Mission are stationed in the base.

ISIS Khorasan Province stepped up its rocket attacks in the last two months. On November 21, at least 23 rockets fired by the terrorist group struck the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing eight people and injuring many others. On December 12, a similar attack targeted Kabul Airport. One person was killed and two others were injured.

Despite the ongoing peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, Afghanistan is far from being stable. The Taliban is still carrying out attacks, while the threat of groups like ISIS and al-Qaeda is growing again.

ISIS Rocket Attack Hits Largest U.S. Base In Eastern Afghanistan

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  • On December 18, the Afghan Air Force struck Taliban positions in the Gizab area.
  • On the same day, two children were killed and two others were injured in a blast in Ghazni.
  • On December 19, Taliban fighters attacked Afghan army positions in the Spin Boldak area.

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Frank

Frankly, the moronic Americans have lost the war and need to go home and deal with domestic meltdown.

The Objective

Pentagon doesn’t want to leave Afghanistan as Trump ordered. Thus, the false-flag to justify America’s continued presence

verner

sure yesterday in syria and now in afghanistan – wonder how long it will be before they get the message. they should realize that it won’t get better in the future, rather the other way, from bad to much much worse. the silly notion that the exceptional morons must defend the jews in palestine is what will ruin the exceptionals in washington dc, but rest assured, the jews that has bribed and paid the bought idiots in washington dc will skedaddle away to their secret lairs and await better days.

Servet Köseoğlu

This was minor,warning shot..ı see in my crystal ball that Taliban who inspired from the legendary 1964 Bien Hoa mortar attack in South Vietnam will launch unprecedented attack to U.s Bagram airfield which will cost dozens of planes and hundreds of soldiers..

After epic fail in Afghanistan,United States of America will start project ”Tremor” to destroy Taliban..An underground robot programmed to hunt by sensing seismic vibrations, which are produced by sounds and movements…These cannibalistic robots will simply swallow whatever sets off their vibration sensors and cause to Talibans extinction.
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thomas

President Trump said Friday that the United States could end the nearly 19-year war in Afghanistan “very quickly” if he chose to do so but that it would involve killing “tens of millions” of people.

if you assume that this isis taliban whole Afghanistan are humans not apes then you must start to go out for a date with a goat

Tommy Jensen

I and Bolton could also make world peace in 2 weeks, but people are too stupid to understand logic logo with reason and facts!

JIMI JAMES

Sorry Trump,no noble peace,but if you started some wars?

Tommy Jensen

The only way to get voters is bombs. Sad reality but a fact!