Officials say that three U.S. service members and one contractor were killed along with three others that were wounded in Afghanistan today.
The casualties reportedly occurred during an attack outside Bagram Air Base. U.S. officials have described the attack as using a vehicle-borne IED. The conditions of the wounded are unknown and no identities have been given at this time.
The AP reports that the Taliban have claimed responsibility for the attack.
BREAKING: 3 US service members and 1 contractor killed, 3 others wounded in an attack outside Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan today.
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