Taliban fighters attack Afghan army base, 'killing 140'

Afghan government officials say the death toll has jumped to 140 following Friday's assault on an army base in the northern Balkh province.

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    Afghan government officials say the death toll has jumped to 140 following Friday's assault on an army base in the northern Balkh province.

    Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Kabul.


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