Afghan security personnel stand alert near burnt military vehicles after the clash
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Insurgents 'placed bombs under trucks'

Taliban militants have attacked a US base in eastern Afghanistan, sparking a lengthy gun battle in which three insurgents were killed.

Reports say the attack on Torkham base in Nangarhar province unfolded after militants torched Nato supply trucks on the highway leading to the base.

Bilal Sarwary reports.

  • 02 Sep 2013
  • From the section Asia
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