Taliban ‘attack Kandahar airport’

An Afghan confidence member secures a site after an conflict on Police hire in KandaharImage copyright

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The fighting during a airfield came hours after a military hire in Kandahar was attacked

Fighting has been reported during a airfield in a southern Afghan city of Kandahar. It is not transparent either a clashes have resulted in casualties.

A orator for a provincial administrator pronounced a enemy had managed to crack a initial embankment of a complex.

A pro-Taliban website pronounced a organisation had launched an conflict “against domestic and unfamiliar forces”.

Militant assault has increasing opposite Afghanistan given a depart of many US and Nato army final year.

“Several insurgents” had carried out a attack, a provincial governor’s orator Samim Khopalwaq told AFP.

Local authorities have reportedly deployed commandos to a area.

In new months a Taliban have enjoyed a array of terrain victories, including quickly capturing a northern Afghan city of Kunduz.

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