A convoy of buses carrying opposition fighters and their families
A convoy of buses carrying opposition fighters and their families, from rebel-held areas in the Damascus province, arrive at the rebel-held transit point of Rashidin outside the government-held second city of Aleppo, on April 21. Photo : Reuters
Several ‘killed’ in Afghan Army camp attack
KABUL, Apr 21: Several people were feared killed and dozens injured when terrorists targeted a corps headquarters of the Afghan National Army corps in Mazar-e-Sharif city on Friday, according to reports in the Afghan media.
Heavy gunfire and an explosion were heard in the vicinity of the headquarters of the 209th Shaheen Corps in the capital of northern Balkh province.
The attack began at around 1.30 pm Afghan time, when the terrorists attempted to enter the army complex. Some reports suggested the terrorists targeted soldiers and officers outside a mosque soon after the Friday prayers.
Khaama Press news agency report at least one person was killed and around 30 others were injured. Other reports suggested that up to 15 people were killed though the figures for casualties could not be independently confirmed. —HINDUSTAN TIMES