Report: Taliban claim casualties in US Afghan base attack

Two explosions and shooting have been heard at a US military base in the Afghan city of Jalalabad, according to a Reuters witness.

The Taliban said they carried out an attack on the compound and inflicted casualties. NATO officials were not immediately available for comment.


US Afghan base attacked

Suicide attackers detonated bombs and fired rockets outside a major US base in Afghanistan, with 12 bodies later found near a gate. One member of the Afghan security forces was killed and several coalition troops were wounded.