More than 100 Afghan security forces killed in Taliban attack

OAN Newsroom
UPDATED 9:37 AM PT — Monday, January 21, 2019

The The Taliban recently launched a car bomb attack, killing more than 100 Afghan security forces. recently launched a car bomb attack, killing more than 100 Afghan security forces. The bombing happened Monday at a military training center west Kabul.

According to Defense Ministry officials, 126 people were killed and dozens were injured when terrorists rammed a car full of explosives into a checkpoint before detonating the bombs inside the facility.

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for a coordinated attack, carried out using a car bomb that detonated at the gate of a military base in Maidan Shahr about 44km southwest of Kabul. (Photo/Reuters)

Two men then rushed the building and gunned down dozens of Afghan soldiers before they were shot and killed. The attackers reportedly used U.S. made Humvees captured from Afghan forces to breach the checkpoint.

The country’s president issued a statement, confirming many Afghan security forces were killed or wounded.

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