Three NATO soldiers among 20 dead in Afghan suicide bombing




 
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Three NATO soldiers among 20 dead in Afghan suicide bombing
 
June 20th, 2012  
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Three NATO soldiers among 20 dead in Afghan suicide bombing
KHOST, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed 16 civilians and three foreign troops on patrol in the provincial Afghan capital of Khost on Wednesday, the U.S. embassy and police said, in one of the deadliest attacks for weeks as the Western military prepares to pull out. Khost, a volatile eastern region bordering Pakistan, is an operations hub for the Taliban-linked Haqqani group which the United States says has been behind a string of bombings in Kabul as well as attacks on foreign forces in the countryside. ...

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