On Monday, a suicide bomber blew himself up on a motorcycle in, . The bombing killed six service members and injured several others.
According to NATO and Afghan officials, the bombing occurred at 1:30 pmin a village near . Bagram Airfield is located about 40 km north of , the Afghan capital.
The bombing killed 6 US-NATO soldiers. Thedelayed officially releasing their names, following policy, but all the victims have been identified.
One of them is Joseph Lemm, aged 45. Lemm served fifteen years as an officer of theand has a wife and two children.
Another is Adrianna Vorderbruggen, an openlymajor. Vorderbruggen advocated repealing and is now married to her same-sex partner. The couple has a son.
The others are Peter Taub from, ; Michael Anthony Cinco from , , age 28; Chester McBride Jr., , ; and Louis Bonacasa, , .
The bombing also injured others, including two US military personnel and, according to an Afghan official, three local police officers.
Via email and, the , whose regime the US overthrew after invading the country in 2001, claimed responsibility to the bombing.
Currently, about 10,000 US and less than half as many NATO military personnel are still deployed in Afghanistan.
Featured image: A suicide bomber on a motorcycle killed six NATO troops in Afghanistan on Monday; a spokesperson for the coalition said the troops died as a result of the impact of a vehicle-born explosive device near Bagram Airfield. Screen grab from a USA Today video
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