4 Americans killed in attack at airfield in Afghanistan

Afghanistan's National Army soldiers guard, blocking the main road to the Bagram Airfield's main gate in Bagram, north of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016. An explosion at a U.S. airfield in Afghanistan early Saturday killed four people, the head of international forces in the country said. (AP Photos/Massoud Hossaini)
Afghanistan's National Army soldiers guard, blocking the main road to the Bagram Airfield's main gate in Bagram, north of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016. An explosion at a U.S. airfield in Afghanistan early Saturday killed four people, the head of international forces in the country said. (AP Photos/Massoud Hossaini)

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Four Americans are dead after an explosion at a U.S. airfield in Afghanistan early Saturday, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter says two U.S. servicemen and two American contractors were killed in the blast. Another 16 U.S. service members and one Polish soldier were wounded. The Taliban is claiming responsibility for the attack, which they say was carried out by a suicide bomber at Bagram Airfield.

 

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