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Taliban Fights Afghan Forces at Former British Base

Afghan officials say Taliban militants are battling Afghan forces at a former British military base. A spokesman for the governor of Helmand province where the base known as Camp Bastion is located, said at least five Afghan soldiers and 20 Taliban fighters have been killed in the attack. Authorities say the fighting at Camp Bastion in southern Helmand province began Thursday. Officials say at least nine Taliban insurgents have been killed. Camp Bastion was handed over to the...

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