At Least 50 Dead in Taliban Attack on Key Afghanistan Airport

December 10, 2015 8:15 AM

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A large-scale Taliban assault on a key airport in southern Afghanistan ended late Wednesday, according to Afghan officials, who said that the deal toll his risen to 50.

The Afghan Defense Ministry said 38 civilians, 10 soldiers, and two policemen were killed in the attack, which began early Tuesday at the Kandahar Air Field.

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