Coffee or Die Magazine:
Violence flared over the weekend in Afghanistan as the Taliban attacked several coalition positions, including Kandahar Airfield. In a series of tweets, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah seemingly warned of further violence, claiming that the presence of US troops in the country past the previously agreed to May 1 deadline was a “violation in principle.”
According to Voice of America, Saturday’s attack on Kandahar Airfield did not result in any US casualties or equipment damage. US Forces Afghanistan spokesman Col. Sonny Leggett tweeted that the airfield received “ineffective indirect fire this afternoon; no injury to personnel or damage to equipment.”
Last week, Gen. Austin Scott Miller, commander of NATO’s Resolute Support Mission and US Forces Afghanistan, warned against an escalation of violence in the country, particularly violence directed at US coalition personnel on the ground…
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