Eight Afghan security guards killed, two injured after gunmen open fire at US base in Parwan province
An Afghan official had said eight Afghan security guards have been killed by gunmen who opened fire on them in northern Parwan province.
Kabul: Eight Afghan security guards have been killed by gunmen who opened fire on them in northern Parwan province, an Afghan official said.
The spokeswoman for the provincial governor Wahida Shahkar said that two other guards were wounded in the attack that happened on Monday in Bagram district.
Wahida Shahkar said the guards were attacked on their way to work at Bagram airfield, the main US military base in Afghanistan.
No one immediately claimed responsibility. The Taliban have increased their attacks against Afghan security forces, and Islamic State group affiliates have been trying to expand their presence by attacking in different parts of the
Shahkar said the shooting is being investigated further.
News18 accessed multiple photographs and X-rays of Siddiqui's body that revealed 12 bullet wounds on the torso and behind the head. It was initially reported that Siddiqui died in a crossfire between the Taliban and Afghan forces
A Taliban spokesperson, Zabihullah Mujahid, denied any wrongdoing on the part of the insurgents, saying that they were under orders to treat bodies with respect
It is being suggested that India has reached a fork in the road in Afghanistan and must either sup with the Taliban or pack its bags and leave