Bomber in Afghanistan kills 15, including six Americans

By REUTERS
May 16, 2013 15:14




KABUL - A suicide bomber in a car attacked a convoy of foreign troops in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 15 people including six Americans, Afghan and foreign officials said, in one of the worst attacks in the Afghan capital in months.

Forty people were wounded in the blast at around 8 a.m. (0330 GMT) during the morning rush-hour. It caused heavy damage to mud-built houses in the vicinity.

The Hezb-e-Islami insurgent group, which is allied with the Taliban, claimed responsibility For the attack on the two-vehicle convoy.


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