Fox News confirms attempted attack on Leon Panetta

Fox News confirms attempted attack on Leon Panetta!/edhenryTV/status/180072306180231168

Fox News’s Ed Henry tweets details of the attempted attack involving Defense Secretary Leon Panetta.

This was inident at British airfield where Afghan driver stole truck then emerged from truck in flames, originally believed to be accident

— Ed Henry (@edhenryTV) March 14, 2012

Unclear though if Panetta was TARGETED — could be that Afghan driver was just generally trying to launch an attack

— Ed Henry (@edhenryTV) March 14, 2012

We will update as more details are tweeted out.

#breaking: Source tells @FoxNews incident at Afghan airfield where Panetta landed Wed was attempted attack

— Fox News (@FoxNews) March 14, 2012

From Fox News’s official story:

A military source tells Fox News the strange incident on the tarmac Wednesday at Camp Bastion that occurred moments before Defense Secretary Leon Panetta arrived via C-17 was an attempted attack.

This official could not say whether the local Afghan involved knew Panetta was about to arrive, but he could say it certainly wasn’t any type of accident.

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