U.S. Air Force

Officials Say US Troops Killed In Afghan Attack

U.S. officials have said American troops are among the six who were killed in a suicide attack near Bagram Airfield.

By Kate Grumke | December 21, 2015

A motorcycle bomb suicide attack in Bagram, Afghanistan, has killed six NATO soldiers. (Video via U.S. Department of Defense)

U.S. officials have told multiple outlets U.S. soldiers are believed to be among the dead.

The attack happened near Bagram Airfield, which is the largest U.S. military base in Afghanistan. The motorcycle attack reportedly struck a joint U.S.-Afghan foot patrol.

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The Taliban claimed responsibility in an emailed statement.

This video includes images from Getty Images.

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