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General who survived Afghanistan attack defiant amid Taliban threats



KABUL, Afghanistan – In a few hours, Afghanistan's polls will open for parliamentary elections . Voting in Kandahar province was postponed for a week after an attack Thursday left several top Afghan officials dead.

Gen. Scott Miller made a surprise appearance on the streets of Kabul after the insider attack could have cost him his life. The Taliban said they intended to kill the general, but he's not convinced.

"My assessment is that I'm not the target," he said.

It's a space confused with the general drew his own sidearm when the gunman opened fire. OUT. military spokesman in Kabul confirmed that details, saying "it's a threat we draw our weapons." General Miller is no exception. "

So he's no stranger to close combat. Miller is a career warrior who was among the first.

Friday's public appearance ̵

1; surrounded by armed forces Afghan soldiers – what is at a reassuring a nervous Afghan public after Thursday's attack.

"We'll continue our support "My message to the people of Afghanistan has been very conscientious." Miller said.

Being proud of their security forces is one thing. Taliban death threats .

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