Afghanistan: Muslims shoot and kill six workers at US-run Bagram Airfield

Afghan War Casualty Report: December 2019 - The New York Times

“Earlier this week, the U.S.’s top commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Scott Miller, and U.S. Special Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad visited Pakistan to discuss peace efforts with the country’s officials.”
Looks as if those talks are going great. It is long past due that the American troops in Afghanistan should be brought home, and this fool’s errand ended.
“Six Afghan workers killed outside Bagram Airfield,” by Phillip Walter Wellman, Star and Stripes, April 17, 2020:


KABUL, Afghanistan — Six Afghans who worked at Bagram Airfield were shot dead Thursday just outside the base, an Afghan official said.
The workers were driving home in a motorized rickshaw and were about 500 yards from the base when an unidentified gunman began shooting at about 10 p.m., said Wahida Shahkar, a spokeswoman for the governor of Parwan province, where Bagram is located.
“These people were ordinary workers at Bagram, like cleaners and others,” Shahkar said, adding that three others were injured in the attack….
The Taliban denied responsibility for the shooting in a statement Friday, though they have long considered Afghan workers on foreign bases and embassies legitimate targets. No other group immediately claimed responsibility….
The attacks have come as the U.S. works toward a full withdrawal of foreign forces by mid-2021, if the Taliban abides by conditions outlined in a Feb. 29 agreement. The Taliban must help keep terrorists from operating in Afghanistan and hold talks with the Kabul government, among other terms of the agreement made public.
However, Taliban attacks on Afghan forces, disagreements over prisoner exchanges and political infighting have hampered the peace process.
Earlier this week, the U.S.’s top commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Scott Miller, and U.S. Special Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad visited Pakistan to discuss peace efforts with the country’s officials.

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