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Afghanistan bomber targets US base

Wednesday, 26 Dec, 2012 - 00:43

Dec.26 - At least three people have been killed in a suicide blast at a U.S. base in Afghanistan. Paul Chapman reports.

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PLEASE NOTE: EDIT CONTAINS CONVERTED 4:3 MATERIAL The victims of the latest suicide bombing in Afghanistan arrive at hospital. At least three people died in the attack on a U.S. base in Khost. Police said the dead were Afghans who were outside the base at the time. The Afghan Taliban said it carried out the attack. Witnesses said it was a loud explosion. SOUNDBITE: ANWARULLAH KHAN , KHOST RESIDENT, SAYING (Pashto): "There was a big ban and some people were wounded, I don't know the exact number, but it was really powerful." Afghanistan's NATO-led force said the bomber didn't get inside the base. It's thought to be the same site where seven CIA employees were killed in a bomb attack three years ago.

Afghanistan bomber targets US base

Wednesday, 26 Dec, 2012 - 00:43

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