At least 126 Afghan soldiers were killed in Taliban’s attack in central Afghanistan on Monday (Jan 21) . Attackers packed with explosives entered into a training center of the National Directorate for Security (NDS) in Maidan Wardak province, west of the capital Kabul. At least two gunmen followed up, spraying the compound with gunfire before they were shot down.
“We have information that 126 people have been killed in the explosion inside the military training centre, eight special commandoes are among the dead,” said a senior official in the defence ministry in Kabul, speaking on condition of anonymity.
Local officials also said that scores of troops and NDS personnel were killed in the attack but there was no official confirmation of the casualty toll,
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17 November, 2019