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Afghan official: Taliban hit army base, kill 26 troops : Afghan official: Taliban hit army base, kill 26 troops

Feb 05, 2019 - The Canadian Press

KABUL - The Taliban launched a pre-dawn attack on an army base in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing 26 members of the security forces, a provincial official said, the latest brazen assault by insurgents amid stepped-up efforts to resolve the country's protracted war.

The raid on the base in northern Kunduz province came as representatives of the Taliban were to hold meetings in Moscow with prominent Afghan figures, including former President Hamid Karzai, opposition leaders and trib...