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Afghanistan Conflict: Deadly Attack on Kabul Military Base Following Ambulance Bomb Incident

Updated On 29 Jan, 2018 Published On

Near a military academy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, militants have attacked an army base killing at least 11 soldiers. Sixteen other soldiers were injured, according to a defense ministry spokesman.

The spokesman further said that five militants were involved in attacking the army base. As per the report, four militants were killed in the attack and one was arrested.

Afghanistan Conflict: Deadly Attack on Kabul Military Base Following Ambulance Bomb Incident

Afghanistan Conflict: Deadly Attack on Kabul Military Base Following Ambulance Bomb Incident

Source: bbc

According to the militant group's Amaq news agency, the attack has been claimed by the IS (Islamic State). Earlier reports said that the attack took place near the military base at Marshal Fahim National Defense University.

This disheartening news comes days after the deadliest bombing hit Kabul when Taliban militants in an ambulance packed with explosives killed more than 100 people.