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“Bagram blast: Suicide bomber kills four at Afghan US base,” BBC, November 11, 2016:
A suicide bomber has killed four people inside Bagram air base, the largest US military facility in Afghanistan.
At least 14 others were wounded in the blast, carried out near a dining facility. The Taliban said one of their fighters carried out the attack.
The attack is a major security breach in one of the best protected places in Afghanistan.
Bagram has been targeted by militants in the past but this is the first time a bomb has exploded inside the base.
Bagram, just north of the capital Kabul, has been used as the main military base and airfield by the US-led forces and Nato over the past 14 years.
A local government spokesman said the attacker entered the base early in the morning and was standing in a queue with Afghan labourers reporting for duty when he detonated his vest.
Abdul Wahid Sediqi told AFP: “We don’t know the identity of victims yet but the attacker was one of the Afghan labourers working there.”
The airbase was while people gathered to celebrate Veteran’s Day….