Published January 20, 2014
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – Afghan officials say a suicide car bomb has hit a coalition base in southern Afghanistan and there are no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
Jawed Faisal, a spokesman for the governor of eastern Kandahar, said the attack took place Monday against a base in Zhari district.
He says there are no immediate reports of any casualties.
Zhari is located west of Kandahar city.
The U.S.-led International Security Assistance Force said it had reports of a suicide car bombing against one of its bases in southern Afghanistan and was investigating.
The Taliban have intensified a campaign against Afghan and international forces as foreign troops withdraw this year.
The southern province of Kandahar is the birthplace of the Taliban.