Taliban attack Afghanistan Nato base near Jalalabad

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One of the biggest Nato bases in Afghanistan has come under attack by Taliban insurgents.

Several attackers were killed in the attack on a base at an airfield outside Jalalabad, near the border with Pakistan.

Brigadier General Josef Blotz, spokesman for Nato's International Security Assistance Force, said the perimeter of the base had not been breached.

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