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Suicide Blast Kills 3 American Soldiers In Usually Peaceful Afghan Province

Wounded U.S. soldiers lie on the ground at the scene of a suicide attack Wednesday in Maimanah, the capital of Faryab province north of Kabul, Afghanistan, courtesy MSNBC Wounded U.S. soldiers lie on the ground at the scene of a suicide attack Wednesday in Maimanah, the capital of Faryab province north of Kabul, Afghanistan, courtesy MSNBC

MSNBC.COM - A suicide bomber on a motorcycle killed at least 10 people, including three American soldiers, Wednesday in Afghanistan's relatively peaceful northern Faryab province, police said.

Pentagon and military officials told NBC News that the three Americans, who were not identified, were "partnered" with Afghan forces on a routine patrol when the blast occurred.

Afghan police said the Americans were taking pictures at a park in Maimanah, when shortly before noon, the bomber detonated his explosives at the park gate. Police said four of the 10 killed were Afghan police officers. At least 20 people were wounded, officials said. click here to read more

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