6 American Soldiers Killed in Taliban Attack in Afghanistan

December 22, 2015 12:45 AM

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KABUL, Afghanistan — In one of the deadliest attacks against American forces in Afghanistan this year, a Taliban suicide bomber on a motorcycle drove into a military convoy near Bagram Air Base on Monday, killing six American soldiers, United States officials said.

The attack came as Taliban forces have continued seizing territory across Afghanistan, dragging more American troops directly into the fight despite commanders’ continued insistence that the focus of the NATO force in the country remains on training and advising. As the battle intensified this fall,...

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