US Afghan base attacked

Suicide attackers detonated bombs and fired rockets outside a major US base in Afghanistan, with 12 bodies later found near a gate. One member of the Afghan security forces was killed and several coalition troops were wounded.

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Afghan security force member killed in US base attack

One member of the Afghan security forces was killed and several coalition troops were wounded in this morning's suicide attacks at a US base in Jalalabad, according to coalition forces.

Major Martyn Crighton, a spokesman for the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), said:

There were multiple suicide bombers involved.

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