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5 U.S. Soldiers Injured in Afghan Suicide Attack

The New York Times, 12 February 2010
Publié le : 12 février 2010
 Rod Norland 

"KHOST, Afghanistan A suicide bomber disguised as an Afghan policeman blew himself up on a military base Thursday, wounding five American soldiers, according to a spokesman for the Afghan provincial governor.

"The incident took place at a joint Afghan-United States military base in Pathan district of Paktia Province, according to Rahoullah Samoun, spokesman for the governor of Paktia in eastern Afghanistan. He said the bomber was wearing the uniform of an Afghan border policeman.

"A statement from the International Security Assistance Force, the American-led NATO force in Afghanistan, said only that several American soldiers were wounded and added that there were no fatalities among Afghan and American military personnel."

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