A U.S. official says all 13 NATO service members killed in a suicide bombing in the Afghan capital were American troops. The official confirmed the nationalities shortly after NATO issued a statement saying that 13 of its forces were killed in Saturday's blast. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the issue. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, which also killed four Afghans, including a policeman. A suicide car bomber struck a NATO convoy on the outskirts of Kabul on Saturday. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, which occurred near Darulaman Palace, the bombed-out seat of former Afghan kings on the southwest outskirts of the capital. It was the deadliest of two attacks in the day that targeted either the U.S.-led coalition or Afghan government offices in the country.
As many as 25 top-level trainers of the US-NATO invading troops got killed in martyrdom operation carried out a martyrdom-seeking Mujahid of the Islamic Emirate Kabul City, the capital of the country on Saturday.Mujahid Abd-ur-Raman with indomitable courage and true spirit of faith slammed his vehicle stuffed with some 700 explosive at the vehicle carrying the US-NATO trainers who used to train the local puppets at about 11:00 am Dar-ul-Aman area in the heart of Afghan capital killing and wounding several dozens of the US-NATO high-ranking invaders and blowing their vehicles to pieces besides destroying a vehicle of the local police escorting the invaders’ vehicle. A number of the security puppets were killed in the attack. A passer-by was, however, martyred and three more got hurt in the operation.Zabihullah Mujahid