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Explosions Hit NATO Headquarters at Kabul Airport
CBS News ^ | (Monday) June 10, 2013

Posted on 06/09/2013 6:29:43 PM PDT by kristinn

KABUL, Afghanistan Large explosions are being heard coming from the military side of Kabul international airport, which houses a NATO headquarters.

The explosions began about 4:30 a.m. Monday from the direction of the military headquarters.

(Excerpt) Read more at cbsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 0bamasurrenderskabul; afghanistan; airport; explosion; kabul; navyseals; obamaspeople; taliban; terrorism; threatmatrix
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Many brief reports right now of complex attack by suicide bombers and gunmen. All flights reported cancelled at Kabul airport.
1 posted on 06/09/2013 6:29:43 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

Damn ... thanks for posting this. Very much breaking news.


2 posted on 06/09/2013 6:32:04 PM PDT by BlackVeil
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To: kristinn

Snowden/Bush’s fault!


4 posted on 06/09/2013 6:35:35 PM PDT by abb
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To: BlackVeil
Every time I hear something like this, I think, it's on.

Only to have everything calm down (or disappear) in a matter of days.

Still,

It's only a matter of time before all hell breaks loose.

5 posted on 06/09/2013 6:35:52 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I can't prove it, but they're true)
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To: abb

by all means it was not terrorism


6 posted on 06/09/2013 6:36:36 PM PDT by Cyclone59 (Obama is like Ron Burgundy - he will read ANYTHING that is on the teleprompter)
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To: kristinn

US Embassy also targeted.


7 posted on 06/09/2013 6:36:49 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: kristinn

Has to be bullzhit—Obozo said the WOT is over.


8 posted on 06/09/2013 6:37:09 PM PDT by lightman (Buzzed and buggered bath house Barry: the Benghazi bungler.)
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To: Cyclone59

It was just workplace violence.


9 posted on 06/09/2013 6:38:08 PM PDT by AndrewB (FUBO)
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To: kristinn

Obama and Holder SWORE under OATH
that this was the TEA PARTY.

American taxpayer money has been
diverted to attack Americans in this
coup d’etat by al Qaeda.


10 posted on 06/09/2013 6:39:04 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: lightman

Damn those YouTube videos...


11 posted on 06/09/2013 6:40:34 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: kristinn

Someone forgot to tell terrorist the “war on terror” is over!


12 posted on 06/09/2013 6:42:04 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Diogenesis

I don’t know if this coup is *by* Al Qaeda, but they certainly have a seat at the table.


13 posted on 06/09/2013 6:42:06 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: kristinn

Why didnt PRISM KNOW THIS I wonder.


14 posted on 06/09/2013 6:45:20 PM PDT by seeker41 (Take back your country before it is too late-STOP islamic expansion in the USA remove zero)
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To: All
From Wall Street Journal reporters in Kabul:

A number of suicide bombers took over a building under construction near the airport, and were launching rocket-propelled grenades from it, Kabul police spokesman Heshmat Stanekzai said. A coalition spokesperson also confirmed an attack was under way.

Initial details on casualties were sketchy, but ambulance sirens raced through Kabul's deserted streets as the loudspeakers at the coalition's main headquarters, heard through much of central Kabul, urged everyone to take cover.

SNIP

The northern side of the Kabul airport houses a sprawling coalition military base that's home to the coalition's Joint Command, the war's operational headquarters. Officers reached at the command said the fighting was ongoing and that they were posting troops on rooftops.

15 posted on 06/09/2013 6:45:26 PM PDT by kristinn (Welcome to the Soviet States of Obama)
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To: kristinn

Can’t be.

War on terror is over.


16 posted on 06/09/2013 6:45:28 PM PDT by Principled
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To: kcvl

I wonder if the terrorists had Verizon Wireless, otherwise Obama can claim he had no clue this was about to happen..must have had Sprint


17 posted on 06/09/2013 6:47:09 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: kristinn

Bump


18 posted on 06/09/2013 6:48:52 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: seeker41

PRISM isn’t for overseas terrorists. It’s for Tea Party types.


19 posted on 06/09/2013 6:48:56 PM PDT by abb
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Not only will he have no clue as to any credible threat...he will not even remember where he was or what he was doing tonight.


20 posted on 06/09/2013 6:49:21 PM PDT by longfellowsmuse (last of the living nomads)
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To: kristinn

We have such great allies, there.

It’s so great we’re improving Afghanistan.

I’ll bet they LOVE the girl$ $chool$ we’ve opened there.

I’m sure these changes will be lasting.


21 posted on 06/09/2013 6:49:23 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: kristinn

Meanwhile the MSM is sleeping on the job. Nothing yet Fox or CNN.


22 posted on 06/09/2013 6:49:27 PM PDT by rdl6989
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Not only will he have no clue as to any credible threat...he will not even remember where he was or what he was doing tonight.


23 posted on 06/09/2013 6:49:33 PM PDT by longfellowsmuse (last of the living nomads)
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To: kristinn

Dear Lord. Prayers up.


24 posted on 06/09/2013 6:49:45 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

roflol

I have Verizon and I am P**SED!

They aren’t finished hearing from me. I may join a class action lawsuit against them!


25 posted on 06/09/2013 6:49:59 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: longfellowsmuse

If only the AP had known this was going to happen a couple of weeks ago... then maybe Obama’s NSA would have known about it.... in time to stop it.


26 posted on 06/09/2013 6:51:08 PM PDT by kjam22 (my newest music video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7gNI9bWO3s)
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To: kristinn

“fighting was ongoing and that they were posting troops on rooftops. “

God be with them.


27 posted on 06/09/2013 6:51:32 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: abb

I meant it as sarcasm forgot the /s


28 posted on 06/09/2013 6:51:45 PM PDT by seeker41 (Take back your country before it is too late-STOP islamic expansion in the USA remove zero)
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To: rdl6989

If FR has breaking news b4 the Lamestream presstitutes WHY EVEN WATCH TV news...?

I’ll stick to Brits and gift-shop clerks —they actually DO THEIR JOBS.


29 posted on 06/09/2013 6:52:29 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: kristinn

Just wait until Barack Obama reads about this in the newspaper!


30 posted on 06/09/2013 6:53:09 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: kcvl

Is there a Verizon class action suit in the works? I’d join it in a heartbeat.


31 posted on 06/09/2013 6:53:14 PM PDT by rdl6989
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To: kcvl

I have T-Mobile and was thinking about switching back to Verizon..I wont be doing that now(even though reception wise, Verizon is better) Id love for Obama to hear a conversation Im having..Id say “Hey Obama, if you can hear me now..U SUCK!”


32 posted on 06/09/2013 6:53:23 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

33 posted on 06/09/2013 6:53:55 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: MestaMachine; maggief

Breaking news


34 posted on 06/09/2013 6:55:34 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

SB...they’re monitoring ALL carriers. No doubt about it.


35 posted on 06/09/2013 6:56:55 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; Protect the Bill of Rights; thouworm; SE Mom; Nachum; onyx; ...
Benghazi times 10.

Everystuff ping.

36 posted on 06/09/2013 6:57:20 PM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: kristinn

Has Zero locked up an American film maker yet?

Has Hillary resigned over it? Oh wait - she already did.

Has Susan Rice gotten a promotion yet? Why yes, yes she has.


37 posted on 06/09/2013 6:58:34 PM PDT by FTL
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Jay Price ‏@JayinKabul 1m Journos huddled @ corner of building @ edge of open area. NPR reporter holding audio recorder around corner to pick up sounds of firefight. Expand Jay Price ‏@JayinKabul 5m Another explosion, bit of quiet, one ANA chopper dipping lower now near building. Expand Jay Price ‏@JayinKabul 7m An open wasteland, piles dirt between airport & building where attackers apparently holed up. Group of journos yells @ kid in it to shelter. Expand Jay Price ‏@JayinKabul 11m Three more explosions. Expand Jay Price ‏@JayinKabul 12m AK and more heavy machine gun fire now around building. Sounds more deliberate, spaced out. Expand Jay Price ‏@JayinKabul 17m First long period of quiet in a few minutes. Expand Jay Price ‏@JayinKabul 20m RPG explosion, AK fire now, fighting seems centered on bldg few hundred meters from airport walls. Almost seems standoff has settled in. Expand Jay Price ‏@JayinKabul 26m Another explosion. There is clearly a hole in one hangar-type building on north side, just now puff of smoke over same building. Expand Jay Price ‏@JayinKabul 28m Two Russian-made Afghan helicopters overhead now. No NATO choppers or troops in sight. Afghans def. in lead in perimeter of fight @ least. Expand Jay Price ‏@JayinKabul 32m Afghan Army here @ airport in numbers, another group of ANA commandos going in now on foot. Expand Jay Price ‏@JayinKabul 36m Another explosion, light and heavy machine guns almost non-stop now. gunners overdoing it wi/long bursts, see something they want bad. Expand Jay Price ‏@JayinKabul 47m Multiple explosions @ Kabul's int'l airport which also serves as a military facility. Heavy machine gun fire on north side of airport now. Expand https://twitter.com/JayinKabul
38 posted on 06/09/2013 6:58:40 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: kristinn

So guess the massive NSA spying on every innocent American citizens - is just about exactly that after all and NOT about stopping any terrorist attacks.


39 posted on 06/09/2013 6:59:51 PM PDT by FTL
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To: kristinn

"And then this limey is all, 'you're getting bugged, chap', and I was THIS close to telling him I didn't mind, right...? Then he spouted off about some attack in a place called Cable, or Kabul, or something....He was almost as annoying as this one GIFT-SHOP CLERK guy I'll tell you about in our break-out session, later on..."

(rolls eyes)

40 posted on 06/09/2013 7:00:18 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: kristinn

My sister has a month left over there. Can’t wait til she gets back.


41 posted on 06/09/2013 7:01:13 PM PDT by gop4lyf (Are we no longer in that awkward time? Or is it still too early?)
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Jay Price ‏@JayinKabul 37s US Black Hawk up now. Expand Jay Price ‏@JayinKabul 50s 2 explosions, so close together one sounded like a secondary. AK & llighter stuff, maybe US M4, then 50cal again. this one is just endless. Expand https://twitter.com/JayinKabul
42 posted on 06/09/2013 7:01:21 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: SE Mom; kristinn

http://www.news.com.au/breaking-news/world/kabul-rocked-by-attack-near-airport/story-e6frfkui-1226661221153

Several blasts and bursts of small-arms fire erupted for about one hour shortly after dawn on Monday and are ongoing, with the US embassy sounding its “duck and cover” alarm.

“It’s an ongoing gunfight and blasts, and I can tell you that it’s a suicide group attack,” Hashmat Stanikzai, Kabul’s police chief, told AFP.


43 posted on 06/09/2013 7:01:43 PM PDT by maggief
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To: Cyclone59

They probably got data from NSA.


44 posted on 06/09/2013 7:01:49 PM PDT by Paladin2 (;-))
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To: rdl6989

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/06/09/rand-paul-says-he-may-sue-over-nsa-program/


45 posted on 06/09/2013 7:02:20 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: kristinn

Another Youtube video?


46 posted on 06/09/2013 7:04:47 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: kristinn

At some point our government will figure out that hiring locals in countries like that does not necessarily end in a good way.


47 posted on 06/09/2013 7:04:57 PM PDT by BobL (To us it's a game, to them it's personal - therefore they win.)
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To: rdl6989; kcvl

I had an attorney who specializes in Constitutional law give to my government class a Bill of Rights presentation. One of the items he brought up was that in our cell phone and credit card contracts we waive any and all rights to sue those companies. We can go to arbitration, but the contracts state that gets company gets to choose the arbitrator.


48 posted on 06/09/2013 7:05:20 PM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: maggief

Nothing on FOX. Not even a breaking news alert. Unreal.

Looking for something real time.


49 posted on 06/09/2013 7:05:32 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: jimbo123; All
Thanks for that. Here's the link to the Twitter account of Jay Price, McClatchy bureau chief in Afghanistan.

To all: Live on scene updates via Twitter here.

50 posted on 06/09/2013 7:06:43 PM PDT by kristinn (Welcome to the Soviet States of Obama)
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