Most of these attacks have footprint of inside job.Going to have to challenge you there. My cousin was part of the QRF that sent those fuckers who attacked PAF Minhas straight to hell.
All terrorists were clad in fatigues resembling that of the Pakistan Army and were armed with RPGs, SMGs, RGD-5's and each had a suicide vest consisting of 7 pounds of ANFO.
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The attack was initiated at 0130hrs and lasted 5 hours due to the size of the complex that comprises Kamra.
Contrary to what you may or may not have read - the base was not "nearly destroyed" was it was operational 11 hours after incident.
One soldier manning a watch tower was martyred and we lost one aircraft. One too many but still, a lot of embellishment in your post.
I could go on, seeing as two of my relatives were part of the QRF that responded to the incident. But we are not here to discuss Pakistan, so let's just move on.
When I was in Afghan, we were involved in one Intel Ops about an Attack on a Local and ISAF base. We (Not me personally) bust down a Taliban safehouse and found ANA uniform and ID card as well as weapon and suicide vest. All Taliban were killed (IIRC it was 7) and we trace the ID back to their original owner and they were all murdered and found out their unit have 8 members. And you probably can guess the rest.
People who said Taliban is unsophisticated bunch of pleasant generally didn't know shit about Taliban at all. This is what they want to have themselves portraited mainly to make you drop your guard. Most of these people are highly educated and their war plan are very sound and probably comparable to regular army level.