Gay News From Around The Globe

BREAKING NEWS – Taliban Attacks Camp Bastion In Hopes Of Killing Prince Harry

Just one day after his birthday,  Prince Harry was whisked to safety by SAS bodyguards as the Taliban launched deadly attack on Camp Bastion in Afghanastan in hopes of killing him.

A spokesman for the Taliban, which has released what it says is a video of the assault on Camp Bastion, said: “We attacked the base as Prince Harry was on it, and so they know our anger. Thousands more suicide attackers are ready to give up their lives.”

The insurgents  passed through checkpoints in pick-up trucks before the attack, the Taliban had been wearing local clothes and are thought to have been unarmed.

The fighters then collected the uniforms and weapons – including AK47 automatic rifles and rocket-propelled grenades – which are thought to have been buried near the Nato base in Helmand.

A suicide bomber blew a hole in the perimeter fence. Other fighters detonated their suicide vests in the battle.

The attack was well planned and it is thought the insurgents may have had help from members of the Afghan army or Afghan civilians who work at the base.

Harry who had armed himself and was ready to fight but was taken to a fortified safe room on the base during the three-hour suicide bombing mission. Harry was prepared for the fight but had to follow the plan.

The insurgents destroyed six American Harrier jets, three refuelling stations and damaged six aircraft hangars.

Eight Coalition forces and one civilian contractor were wounded while the  insurgents destroyed six American Harrier jets, three refuelling stations and damaged six aircraft hangars.

14 attackers were killed in all, and another was wounded and captured.

Tags

Will Kohler

Will Kohler is one of America's best known LGBT historians, He is also a a accredited journalist and the owner of Back2Stonewall.com. A longtime gay activist Will fought on the front lines of the AIDS epidemic with ACT-UP and continues fighting today for LGBT acceptance and full equality. Will’s work has been referenced on such notable media venues as BBC News, CNN, MSNBC, The Washington Post, The Daily Wall Street Journal, Hollywood Reporter, and Raw Story. Back2Stonewall has been recently added to the Library of Congress' LGBTQ+ Studies Web Archive. Mr. Kohler is available for comment, interviews and lectures on LGBT History. Contact: Will@Back2Stonewall.com

Related Articles

1 thought on “BREAKING NEWS – Taliban Attacks Camp Bastion In Hopes Of Killing Prince Harry”

What do you think?

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Close