AFGHANISTAN: NATO-led forces in Afghanistan said that three of its servicemen have been killed and 13 people have been injured in the bomb blast that took place in the Afghan capital of Kabul early Tuesday. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack, in a note sent to journalists, reports said.
A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle, loaded with explosives, into a convoy carrying foreign troops. The explosion occurred at 8 a.m. local time.
"It was a suicide car bomber targeting a foreign forces convoy along the airport road," Farid Afzali, chief of the city's police investigation department, said according to AFP.
A massive bomb, targeting a foreign military convoy near the U.S. embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, exploded Tuesday triggering a siren alert at the embassy, and covered the region with smoke. At least one vehicle from the convoy was annihilated in the blast, and according to a news agency, there were several casualties. The blast took place near the Supreme Court building and a military base on the road to the international airport,the BBC reported, adding that the Taliban have taken responsibility for the suicide bombing.