On 15.3, an Afghan who died of severe burns after the attack is said to be suicide against U.S. Defense Secretary
The incident happened yesterday morning when he first set foot Panetta military base Camp Bastion in Helmand province, began two days visit to Afghanistan. The culprit stole a truck filled with gasoline and then flew into the U.S. where aircraft are parked.However, the car crashed into a ditch and caught fire and no further casualties, according to AP. It seems
Washington wants to reduce the severity of the incident when officials said the perpetrators aimed only at the soldiers stood to welcome Mr. Panetta. AFP quoted U.S. defense secretary says he does not believe his goal.
Panetta's visit is believed to ease tensions after an American soldier killing 16 Afghan civilians as well as for burning the Koran before. Today, more public outrage when the suspect was transferred to Kuwait massacres for trial rather than deal openly in Afghanistan. Washington AFP quoted officials announced this move in order to ensure a fair trial.
Observers evaluated the current situation can adversely affect NATO's plan to withdraw all troops by 2014 as well as for post-war attempt. Concern is based on the day after talks with Secretary Panetta on 15.3, Afghan President Hamid Karzai suddenly declared it wants to take over the work of security from U.S. forces in 2013 instead of 2014.
According to AFP