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Suicide Bomber Detonates Outside US Afghan Base

A suicide bomber detonated himself on Wednesday near the US army base Camp Chapman in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least three Afghans and injuring more.

The dead include a policeman, two civilians, and the bomber.  Security officials say seven were wounded in the area, a hotbed of Taliban and Haqqani activity.

A Taliban spokesman said the target was Afghan police and Afghan employees of the US base.

About the Author: Malkah Fleisher is a graduate of Cardozo Law School in New York City. She is an editor/staff writer at JewishPress.com and co-hosts a weekly Israeli FM radio show. Malkah lives with her husband and two children on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.


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