Attack on US convoy kills 8 Afghans, wounds 3 US soldiers

A suicide car bomber struck a U.S. military convoy in Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least eight Afghan civilians and wounding three U.S. soldiers, media reports said.

Najib Danish, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said another 25 Afghan civilians were wounded in the morning rush-hour attack near the U.S. Embassy, which destroyed several civilian vehicles

A U.S military spokesman, confirmed that three soldiers were wounded in the attack.

No one immediately claimed the attack, but the Taliban announced the start of their annual spring offensive on Friday, and have repeatedly targeted Afghan and U.S. forces in the past.



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