3 NATO Troops Killed in Suicide Attack Near U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan

A U.S. military force stands guard at the site of a suicide attack near a U.S. military camp in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sept. 16, 2014. (PHOTO CREDIT: Massoud Hossaini/AP Photo)
A U.S. military force stands guard at the site of a suicide attack near a U.S. military camp in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sept. 16, 2014. (PHOTO CREDIT: Massoud Hossaini/AP Photo)

Two Americans were among three foreign troops killed in a suicide attack near the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan today, authorities said, with the Taliban claiming responsibility for the attack.

The Afghan interior ministry said 16 civilians were also injured in the morning rush-hour attack.

International Security Assistance Force members were among the victims, the ISAF confirmed. A U.S. official later said two of those killed were American and one was Polish.

The attacker targeted a foreign forces convoy.

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SOURCE: ABC News
Aleem Agha, Luis Martinez