Kabul, Aug 5: At least three North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) members in Eastern Afghanistan have been killed by a suicide bomber on Sunday, August 5. Nearly seven people have been injured as well. As per reports, a US soldier and two Afghan troops were wounded in the blast which targeted a foot patrol. Reportedly, Taliban has claimed responsibility for the deadly attack.Also Read - US President Joe Biden to Host PM Narendra Modi for Bilateral Dialogue on September 24 at White House
Spokeswoman for the provincial governor in the Parwan province Wahida Shahkar said the attack took place in Khalazai area on the outskirts of the provincial capital Charikar. Xinhua news agency reported the same. Also Read - Al-Qaeda Likely To Recoup In Afghanistan, May Strike US In 1-2 Years Again: Intelligence Report
NATO formally concluded its combat mission in Afghanistan in 2014, but thousands of forces are still providing support and training to Afghan troops, and carrying out counter-terrorism missions. Also Read - From Compulsory Leaves to Forced Resignations, How Countries Making COVID Vaccines Must For Citizens
The attack is however being investigated.