02 Aug '17, 5pm

Two Americans killed in attack on NATO convoy in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — Two U.S. servicemembers were killed Wednesday when an explosive-laden vehicle blew up near a NATO convoy outside a base in the southern city of Kandahar, the U.S. military said. Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, announced the two deaths but withheld names of the victims. Their deaths bring to 9 the number of U.S. combat fatalities in Afghanistan this year. Kandahar police spokesman Zia Durrani said a vehicle parked alongside the road was detonated as the convoy drove by. Earlier reports indicated the attacker had sped toward the NATO convoy. Local media, quoting the Kandahar governor’s office, said one military vehicle was damaged in the blast. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. They said in a statement that a suicide bomber detonated a pickup truck, destroying two armored vehicles and killing 15 foreign troops, including two...

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