Just another day in Afghanistan. When more troops arrive there, this may slack off for awhile. Then, when the circumstances are right, it will pick up again. “Afghanistan suicide bombing kills 8 American civilians,” by Paul Richter for the Los Angeles Times, December 30 (thanks to all who sent this in):
Reporting from Washington – Eight American civilians were killed today when a lone suicide bomber struck a U.S. base in eastern Afghanistan, U.S. officials said.
The attack, which took place at Forward Operating Base Chapman in Khowst province, also injured an undisclosed number of civilians, the officials said. No military personnel from U.S. or North Atlantic Treaty Organization forces were killed or injured in the attack, they said….