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Taliban attack in Afghanistan kills more than 100 security force members
By REUTERS
01/21/2019
KABUL - More than 100 members of Afghan security forces were killed when Taliban insurgents attacked a military compound in the central Maidan Wardak province on Monday, a senior defense ministry official said, speaking on condition of anonymity.

"We have information that 126 people have been killed in the explosion inside the military training center," the official said.

A provincial official also said the death toll was over 100.

A government spokesman declined to comment. Earlier the government said 12 people had been killed.

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.
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