Embassy Bomb Blast Kills U.S. Troups

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The U.S. military says a suicide car
bomb attack on a heavily guarded road between the German Embassy
and a U.S. military base in Kabul has killed two U.S. service
members and wounded 12.
Afghan officials say two Afghans were also killed and 23
wounded.
The Taliban claimed responsibility and said the bomber targeted
German military personnel.
The German Embassy shares a small, two-lane road with Camp
Eggers, a U.S. base that serves as the headquarters for soldiers
training Afghan police and army personnel. Dozens of armed Afghan
security personnel guard the street, and blast walls of concrete
and sand-filled mesh-wire boxes line the road.


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