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5 U.S. Soldiers Injured in Afghan Suicide Attack at Joint Afghan-United States Military Base

A suicide bomber wearing the uniform of an Afghan border police officer wounded five American soldiers on Thursday. The bomber a border police officer working for the Taliban.

The bomb attack occurred at a joint Afghan-United States military base in the Pathan District of Paktia Province.

Elsewhere in Paktia Province, coalition officials and the Afghan police gave varying accounts of an episode in the Gardez District in which civilians were killed.

SOURCE: New York Times 5 U.S. Soldiers Injured in Afghan Suicide Attack