11 Afghan Troops Die in IS Attack on Kabul Military Academy

An Afghan official and an eyewitness say blasts have been heard and a gunbattle occurred near the military academy in the capital Kabul.

  • Published 29 January 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Islamic State militants attacked Afghan soldiers guarding a military academy in the capital of Kabul on Monday, killing at least 11 troops and wounding 16. The attack was the latest in a wave of relentless violence in Kabul this month unleashed by the Taliban and the rival Islamic State group that has killed scores and left hundreds wounded. Monday's attack started around 4 a.m., witnesses said, and fighting continued long after… Read at AP News