Bomb attack kills 7 in Kabul; UN staff among dead…Posted: August 18, 2009
KABUL – A Taliban suicide bomber attacked a NATO convoy Tuesday on the outskirts of Kabul, killing at least seven people and wounding more than 50, officials said, just days before the presidential election that the militant group has vowed to disrupt.
Two U.S. soldiers were killed and three wounded in a separate blast, the U.S. command said.
Hours before the suicide blast, two mortar rounds struck near the presidential palace in Kabul, the U.S. military said.
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