December 26th, 2012
05:58 AM ET

Car bomb hits near U.S. base in Afghanistan

By Masoud Popalzai

A car bomber hit outside a U.S. base in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing three people and leaving civilians injured, authorities said.

The blast killed a security guard and two truck drivers delivering supplies, according to Abdul Qayoom Baqizoy, the provincial police chief.

Six civilians suffered injuries, he said.

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, which occurred after a minibus stopped at the gate for a security check.

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  1. wjmccartan

    The United States has been in withdrawal mode for the past two years and in the next two will be gone. Every time any country exits another country it always good to leave native assets in place and I imagine the same will be the case with Afghanistan, but free falling like the Russians did is not what America should be doing and won't do. America is already reducing its contact with Afghans military as a result of the acts of sedition by the Afghans and other foreign personnel. It will descend back into the chaos that is their way of life, they wanted help originally to be rid of the Taliban but are not willing to put their own lives on the line to make the changes that are necessary to create stability, all the way up to the President Karzi, what a piece of work that he turned out to be, working with the Taliban, though no one has the balls to say it!

    December 27, 2012 at 7:56 pm | Reply
    • Servile Sheep

      Hey, moron – they never "asked" for our "help."

      F*****g Clover idiot!

      December 28, 2012 at 12:23 am | Reply
      • wjmccartan

        Smell you later

        December 28, 2012 at 12:43 am |
      • wjmccartan

        Sorry Servile Sheep, I posted that stupid post above. Actually, we have no more business being in Afghanistan than the Russians did!

        December 28, 2012 at 8:51 am |
      • wjmccartan

        Servile Sheep- stick to using your own name and not mine. Tool, and perhaps take a spelling lesson, clever boy.

        December 28, 2012 at 10:26 am |
  2. Kerry

    Just when are we going to do the right thing and just get out of Afghanistan where we definately don't belong? If the Russians can do it, so can we!!!!!!!!!

    December 26, 2012 at 2:44 pm | Reply

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