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CIA base bomber's video message
Former Pakistani Taliban chief's killing cited as reason for bombing in Afghanistan.
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2010 04:13 GMT

A video has been released showing a suicide bomber who attacked a US base in Afghanistan and killed eight people, including seven CIA officers.

In the tape, Hammam Khalid al-Balawi says that the attack was in response to the killing of Baitullah Mehsud, the former Pakistani Taliban leader, and urged other revenge attacks inside and outside of the US.

Al Jazeera's Clayton Swisher reports.

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