10 Taliban Insurgents Killed After Kandahar Airport Attack

10 Taliban Insurgents Killed After Kandahar Airport Attack

Submitted by Subeditor on Wed, 2015-12-09 10:43 Kabul: Afghan security forces killed at least 10 Taliban insurgents after they carried out an attack on Kandahar airport late Tuesday night, said officials.According to TOLONews, the attack started at around 6:30pm when ten insurgents wearing security force uniforms stormed the airport compound and opened fire."Several insurgents (have) taken up position inside a school and (are) firing at the airport," said Sameem Khpalwak, a spokesperson for the local governor.The episode occurred on the eve of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's high-profile visit to Islamabad for a regional conference. The attack comes after an earlier incident in which two suicide bombers were killed following their attack on a police station in Kandahar, which happens to be one of the Taliban strongholds. (ANI)