Foreign troops, civilians injured in suicide bomber attack on NATO convoy in Afghanistan
The injured soldiers were taken to the nearby Bagram Air Field, the Resolute Support Mission statement said, adding that neither of the injuries was life-threatening. The Afghan civilians were evacuated to a local hospital.
A small number of RS service members & Afghan civilians were wounded today when a suicide attacker targeted their convoy. pic.twitter.com/620dmDbVQE— Resolute Support (@ResoluteSupport) September 11, 2017
Reuters cited District Governor Abdul Shukor Qodossi as saying that three civilians were hurt in the attack. The official would not provide details about their condition.
A statement from Taliban militants claimed that the attack killed 13 American troops and left 11 injured. It also destroyed three armored vehicles, it said.