Taliban attacks NATO base, kills 2, wounds 11

August 22, 2007 15:49

Taliban militants wearing Afghan army uniforms attacked a remote NATO base in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, leaving two Afghan soldiers dead and 11 alliance soldiers wounded, a statement from NATO said. A suicide bomber, meanwhile, attacked a provincial governor also in the east, killing four people and wounding eight others. The governor escaped unharmed. The militants wearing Afghan army uniforms approached the NATO's forward operating base in mountainous Nuristan province, before launching the attack, the alliance said in a statement.

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