Deadly suicide blast on joint US-Afghan patrol



    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

     
     

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