KHOST, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A blast in the eastern Afghan city of Khost on Wednesday wounded three people, and the Taliban said they had sent a suicide bomber in a vehicle to attack an American military base.
The area's police chief said the explosion took place near a U.S. base. Hospital officials said three people were wounded and the number of casualties was expected to rise.
(Reporting by Elyas Wahdat; Writing by Michael Georgy; Editing by Robert Birsel)
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