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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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Jalabad seen in aftermath of attack

A burnt out car sits outside the Jalalabad base. Credit: Reuters

Suicide attackers detonated bombs and fired rockets outside a major U.S. base in Afghanistan.

Soldiers guard the base. Credit: Reuters

Police said 12 bodies were found near a gate at Jalalabad, highlighting the country's security challenges ahead of the 2014 NATO combat troop pullout.

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