Media outlets reported on Wednesday that a joint military base of Afghan and foreign troops was hit with a Taliban rocket on Tuesday.

According to a released video in which a Taliban spokesman confirms that the Taliban fired rockets at an old airport in Khost province, the group claimed that the attack has left heavy casualties to the Afghan forces stationed in the base, media reported.

In a statement by security force members in Khost also confirmed that Taliban militants targeted the coalition base.

The statement added that the Taliban fired off rockets at the military headquarters of coalition forces in Khost by violating the Doha agreement.

Taliban attack on coalition bases indicates that the group is not committed to peace, the statement read.

However, KPF claimed that the missiles did not hit the base but a residential area close to the coalition base.

Meanwhile, two military members and a member of the National Directorate of Security were assassinated in separate attacks in Kapisa and Sar-e-Pul provinces.

On Tuesday night Khwaja Atiqullah an NDS member and his cousin were killed in Hese Dowom-e-Kohistan district in Kapisa province, local police told media.

In the second incident during the early Wednesday morning, a local army vehicle struck a roadside bomb in which two security force members including Habibullah, the commander were killed and two others were reportedly injured.

The incident happened in Aaba village of Sayad district in Sar-e-Pul province.

No group including the Taliban claimed responsibility for both of the attacks.


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