Friday, May 31, 2019

Car Bomb Attack In Kabul Kills 4 Afghan Soldiers And Wounds 4 U.S. Soldiers

The attack came a day after an ISIL suicide bomber blew himself up outside an Afghan military academy [File: Mohammad Ismail/Reuters]

Reuters: Car bomb targets U.S. convoy in Afghan capital, several casualties

KABUL (Reuters) - A car bomb attack on a U.S. convoy in the Afghan capital on Friday, wounded four U.S. service members and killed at least four Afghan civilians, officials said, in the second attack in the city in two days.

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the blast, which came a day after the Islamic State militant group claimed a suicide attack outside a military training academy that killed at least six people.

A spokesman for U.S. Forces in Afghanistan confirmed that a car bomb hit a U.S. convoy and four service members had suffered minor injuries in the explosion but gave no other details.

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More News On Today's Suicide Bomb Attack In Kabul

Suicide Car Bomb Targets US Convoy in Afghanistan --
4 Afghans Killed, 4 US Troops Wounded In Kabul Suicide Blast -- NDTV/AFP
Afghanistan: Car bomb targets convoy of foreign forces in Kabul -- Al Jazeera
Car Bomb Rocks Afghan Capital -- RFE
Car bomb explosion targets U.S. forces convoy in Kabul -- Khaama Press