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Four Americans killed and 16 wounded in Afghanistan suicide blast

Four Americans were killed and 17 people, 16 of them American, were wounded when a Taliban suicide bomber dressed as a labourer blew himself up at a Nato airbase in Afghanistan on Saturday.

In a statement, US defense secretary Ash Carter said: “I am deeply saddened to learn that an explosion early this morning at Bagram airfield in Afghanistan has resulted in US casualties. An apparent suicide bomber has taken the lives of two US service members and two US contractors working on the base.

“The explosion wounded 16 other US service members and one Polish soldier participating in our Nato mission.” – READ MORE