American 1 Of 3 Killed In Kabul, An American was among three NATO military personnel killed by a suspected suicide bomb attack on a convoy on the eastern outskirts of Kabul Friday, according to U.S. and local officials.
The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force said it a statement that the bomb was a “suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device,” but did not give the nationalities of those involved, in accordance with policy.
However, a senior U.S. military official told NBC News one of the three was an American.
A Taliban spokesman claimed responsibility in a message on his Twitter account, according to Reuters.
The attack comes as President Hamid Karzai deliberates over an agreement allowing U.S. forces to stay in the country beyond 2014.