Taliban claim suicide car bomb attack that targeted foreign military convoy

A suicide car bomb attack near the Kabul airport has killed at least one person.

Taliban claim suicide car bomb attack that targeted foreign military convoy

A suicide car bomb attack near the Kabul airport has killed at least one person.

Sediq Sediqqi, a spokesman for the Afghan interior minister, said four others were hurt in the early morning attack.

Later, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the attack, and said the target of the suicide bomber was a convoy of foreign forces.

The Taliban have increased their attacks recently across the country against the Afghan security forces.

This attack came a week after another suicide attack carried out by the Taliban in which six American troops were killed and two others along with an Afghan were wounded near Bagram Airfield just north of Kabul.

The troops were killed when an attacker rammed an explosives-laden motorcycle into their patrol in a village near the airfield.

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