Several Soldiers Killed During Taliban Attack on Kabul Military Academy

StoryfulNewsPublished: January 29, 2018
Published: January 29, 2018

At least 11 soldiers were killed and 16 others wounded after two suicide bombers set off explosives and other attackers engaged soldiers in a gun battle at Afganistan’s main military academy in Kabul on January 29, Radio Free Europe reported. Afghan security forces fought off the attackers during a five-hour battle, during which explosions and gunfire were heard, TOLO News reported. Radio Free Europe said the Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for the attack. This footage is described as showing Afghan forces blocking roads outside military compound. The attack came just two days after more than 100 people were killed in a Taliban-claimed bombing in the Kabul. Credit: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty via Storyful

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