South Asia

Afghanistan: Suicide bomber targets US base

| | 28 May 2013, 12:33 pm
Kabul, Dec 26: A suicide bomber and three Afghan civilians were killed when the vehicle driven by the attacker exploded at the gate of a US military base in eastern Afghanistan\'s Khost city on Wednesday, reports said.


Banned militant outfit Taliban have claimed responsibility for the attack.
"They say the attacker drove a minibus packed with explosives towards Camp Chapman, but the vehicle exploded near the entrance as guards opened fire," BBC reported quoting Afghan Police.
"There were no coalition casualties, but six Afghans including three guards and three passers-by were injured," the report said.