Reports say that insurgents first attacked a checkpoint near the base, and then infiltrated inside the compound with ease due to the assumed connection they had inside the base.
Mabobullah Ghafari, a provincial councilman in Baghlan province, provided the details where the attack took place. The same report was briefed by a local police officer, who spoke about the attack on condition of anonymity.
An insider attack is not a new tactic of targeting Afghan security forces. Over the last 18 years, insurgent groups have used this coward stra