Deadly suicide blast on joint US-Afghan patrol
Dec 21, Kabul: At least five soldiers have been killed in a suicide bomb attack on joint US-Afghan patrol in Afghanistan, a district governor told the Reuters news agency. A suicide attack took place near Bagram airbase.
Six others were wounded in Monday's attack in the country's east, news reports said.
In a tweet, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility and said 19 soldiers had been killed and a number wounded.
NATO headquarters in Kabul confirmed there had been a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device attack near Bagram Air Base and said it was under investigation.
The Oslo Times