Car bomb rocks Afghan Nato airport

Suicide car bombing kills soldier outside Nato military airport in Kabul.

    The car bomb failed to detonate when it was first driven head-on into a Nato military vehicle [AFP]

    There was no immediate claim of responsibility.
     
    Civilians killed

    Zemarai Bashary, the Afghan interior ministry spokesman, said two civilians were among the injured.

    The Nato-led International Security Assistance Force (Isaf) confirmed the explosion had involved some of its soldiers and a spokeswoman said some suffered minor injuries.

    The 37-nation Isaf does not give the nationalities of its casualties.

    The Isaf airport is near Kabul's main airport and in a busy area in the northeast of the city.

    An Afghan airport official said civilian flights to and from the airport were continuing as normal.

    Last week, a suicide bomb wounded three foreign troops and four Afghan civilians.

    On August 15, three German security officers attached to the embassy were killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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