Six US Troops Dead in Afghanistan

Time: 7:31 p.m. CEST

The United States-led military in Afghanistan suffered as six U.S. service members died and three others were injured after a motorcycle laden with explosive detonated near them in Parwan province, the Washington Post reported.

The Washington Post reports that, “The troops killed were all American.” The incident happened north of Kabul about 1:30 p.m. The explosive was detonated in Bagram Airfield, “a sprawling military complex from which the military files F-16 fighter jets and other aircraft.” The U.S. military has not offensive operations in Afghanistan after the end of the combat mission. Afghan official confirmed that three Afghan police officers were wounded in the attack.



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