U.S. troops leave largest Afghan base in Bagram




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All .S. and coalition have left Bagram airfield, the largest .S. in Afghanistan, a .S. defence official said on .

The base is located to the north the capital Kabul, and has been a centre .S. for nearly the last decades.

With the withdrawal the . forces from the base, the Afghan forces, will be in charge defending it against Taliban attacks.

The Afghan Defence Ministry has not responded to requests for comment.

. President, , had announced that all would withdraw from Afghanistan by September 11.

Other NATO countries contributing to the international forces are also withdrawing forces.

forces fully withdrew from main base in northern Balkh province Afghanistan on Tuesday.

(dpa/NAN)