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.

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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.