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Taliban claim attack on base in south Afghanistan

The Taliban claimed responsibility Saturday for an attack on a sprawling British base in southern Afghanistan that killed two U.S. Marines and wounded several other troops, saying it was to avenge an anti-Islamic film that insulted the Prophet Muhammad and also because Britain's Prince Harry is servFull story

Likely insider attack kills US troop in Afghanistan

An American service member was killed and several others injured Monday when individuals dressed in Afghan police uniforms turned their guns on them in southern Afghanistan. Full story

Bomber kills four American troops in Afghan north

A suicide bomber detonated his explosives on Wednesday in Afghanistan's northern Faryab province, killing at least 10 people including four U.S. troops who had strayed from their base to take photographs in a park, Afghan police said. Full story

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