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Battle rages at Bagram airbase

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Battle rages at Bagram airbase


Seven insurgents are reported killed and five foreign troops wounded in an ongoing battle around Bagram airbase in Afghanistan.

The base, which lies to the north of the capital Kabul, is one of the biggest in the country and houses mainly US troops

The activity comes after the Taliban announced a Spring offensive.

Yesterday, a Taliban suicide car bombing on a NATO-led military convoy killed 12 civilians and six military personnel.

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