On Friday, fighters and suicide bombers of the Taliban movement stromed an Afghan army base in northern Afghanistan.
Taliban members attacked the headquarters of the 209th Corps in the province of Balkh and army troops reportedly suffered high casualties.
BREAKING: Ongoing militant attack on Afghan military base kills dozens, probably more than 50 people: U.S. military spokesman pic.twitter.com/NNovHinY2p
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Clashes are still ongoing in the area.