30 Nov '14, 1am

Taliban video shows training and planning for Camp Bastion attack

A video of the Taliban fighters who are currently attacking Camp Bastion in Helmand province has been making the rounds in jihadist circles on the Internet. The fighting at Camp Bastion, which was the hub for British forces in Afghanistan until it was turned over to Afghan forces on Oct. 26, began on Nov. 27 and at the time of publishing this entry is still underway. [See LWJ report, Taliban assault Camp Bastion, storm foreign guest house in Kabul .] The 8 minute and 27 second long video shows photographs of the attackers, who are described as martyrs, as well as 10 fighters in training. Towards the end of the video, the fighters are standing over a sand table of the base and are given instructions on executing their assault. While the video has not been released on official Taliban channels such as Voice of Jihad, Zabibullah Muhajid, one of the Taliban's official spokesme...

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