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Suicide Bombers Attack US Base in Kabul

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- Two men wearing suicide vests blew themselves up near a U.S. base in the Afghan capital of Kabul early Wednesday, killing two Afghan guards. The Taliban has claimed responsibility.

According to police officials, the goal was to attack a U.S. base located in the area of the attack.

Kabul police chief Gen Ayub said the attackers wore private security guards uniforms.

Police on duty identified the attackers and opened fire on them. But at the same time, the attackers’ suicide vests exploded killing them and the two guards on duty.

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