Attack on base in Afghanistan leaves at least one member of U.S.-led coalition forces dead

By Kevin Sieff, Sayed Salahuddin, January 20, 2014

ZABUL, Afghanistan — A complex attack on a military base in southern Afghanistan Monday killed at least one member of the U.S.-led coalition forces.

The attack, which included a car bomb and several suicide bombers and gunmen wearing western military uniforms, occurred in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, one of the most hard-fought swaths of southern Afghanistan. It comes two days after an attack on a Lebanese restaurant in Kabul that killed 21 civilians, including 13 foreigners.

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