Mass casualty in Afghanistan: Six U.S. troops dead, others wounded in apparent suicide attack

December 21, 2015 5:16 PM

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The U.S.-led military in Afghanistan suffered one of its worst days in 2015 on Monday, as six U.S. service members were killed and three others were wounded when a motorcycle laden with explosives detonated near them in Parwan province in an apparent suicide attack.

A U.S. military official in Afghanistan confirmed that the troops killed were all Americans. The incident occurred north of Kabul about 1:30 p.m. in a province best known for Bagram air base, a sprawling military complex from which U.S. forces fly F-16 fighter jets and other aircraft. While the U.S....

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