Bagram base in Afghanistan attacked
Kabul, February 27 - A Shaheed attack has killed around 20 karzai militants and american soldier, at Bagram air base in
The attack occurred inside one of the security gates surrounding the heavily guarded occupation base 60km north of
Kabir Ahmad, Bagram district puppet "governor", said: "It was a suicide bombing. It took place between the main gate and the gate guarded by american soldiers.
Zemarai Bashary, an karzai regime spokesman, said: "Reports are stating that 18 people were killed and three of them are foreign soldiers.
"The 15 others are civilian Afghan workers who wanted to enter Bagram air base for their work. On injuries we do not have exact reports." Other source informed that 18 karzai militants eliminated and at least 3 american solder have been killed.
US military officials confirmed what they called a "direct attack" on the base.
A spokeswoman for Cheney said the vice president was safe.
Senior Master Sergeant Richard Simonsen in the Bagram media office told Agence France-Presse: "We have reports of one
Cheney stayed at the base overnight after planned talks with Hamid Karzai, were delayed by weather.
Later on Tuesday, the