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Afghanistan: 4 Americans dead in blast at Bagram Airfield


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Afghanistan: 4 Americans dead in blast at Bagram Airfield
By Laura Smith-Spark, Joe Sterling and Ehsan Popalzai, CNN
Updated 3:11 PM ET, Sat November 12, 2016

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) — Four Americans were killed in an apparent suicide bomb attack early Saturday at Bagram Airfield, the largest US base in Afghanistan, US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.

Two of those killed were service members, and two were contractors, he said, adding he was "deeply saddened" by the news.

The explosion also wounded 16 other US service members and one Polish soldier participating in the NATO mission, Carter said in a statement.

The Taliban claimed responsibility in a tweet praising the "strong attack" on Bagram Airfield.

In a statement, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said a suicide bomber had targeted "a sports ground where more than 100 military officers, important people and soldiers were busy exercising."
The US Embassy in Kabul will be closed Sunday, except for emergency consular services, as a precautionary measure, the State Department said. In a tweet, the department cited the "serious threat violence, kidnapping and hostage taking."


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