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US military base in Afghanistan attacked

US military base in Afghanistan attacked 13 Nov 2010 Taliban militants have attacked an airport and a foreign military base in Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan, security officials say. Nangarhar provincial police commander Obidullah Talwar confirmed the attack. Fourteen bombers were involved in the assault, Reuters quoted Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid as saying on Saturday. Witnesses say they saw smoke rising from the airport -- one of NATO's main airbases -- and heard explosions caused by the attack.