Taliban Attack Afghanistan Security Base, 18 Killed, 27 Injured
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Kabul, January 21: At least 18 people were killed and 27 others injured after the Taliban attacked a security base in Afghanistan's Wardak province. The attack took place at the Afghan Special Forces' station in the provincial capital of Maidan Shar, reports Xinhua news agency.

A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car near the station at around 7 a.m., according to authorities. The Taliban, while claiming responsibility, also said that a group of attackers has stormed the base. But there was no official confirmation to the claim. Taliban Launches Brutal Attack on Afghanistan Army in Shindad District.