02 Aug '17, 1pm

Taliban suicide bomber strikes NATO convoy in Kandahar

A Taliban suicide bomber attacked a NATO military convoy as it was traveling in Kandahar City in southern Afghanistan. Resolute Support, NATO’s mission in Afghanistan, confirmed that there were casualties but did not provide the number of soldiers who were wounded or possibly killed in the attack. The Taliban, in a statement released on its official propaganda website, Voice of Jihad, said that Asadullah Kandahari, a member of its “martyrdom seeking squad,” attacked the convoy after noon local Afghan time as it traveled in Police District 5 of Kandahar City. The Taliban claimed that two “tanks,” which likely are armored HUMVEES, were destroyed in the blast and “15 invaders” were killed. Resolute Support released a statement confirming that the attack “did cause casualties” and said it would release more details at a later time. Resolute Support can confirm that a NATO conv...

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