CNN: Afghanistan: 4 Americans dead in blast at Bagram Airfield
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.
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