Taliban bombs Bagram air base, fatalities reportedComments
By Christopher Cummins with Agencies
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for a fatal bomb blast at the NATO air base at Bagram, north of the Afghan capital Kabul.
Authorities say at four people have been killed and more than a dozen injured.
Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan attacked by Afghan Taliban https://t.co/4ngPxNzOAWpic.twitter.com/9I19R2UIwT— Times of lsIamabad (@TimesofIslambad) November 12, 2016
The bomber detonated a device close to a sports facility where officers and soldiers were exercising .
Authorities say it is unclear if a suicide bomber carried out the attack..
My thoughts go to the loved ones of those killed at #Bagram Airfield & the wounded. #NATO stands w/ #Afghanistan in the fight against terror— Jens Stoltenberg (@jensstoltenberg) November 12, 2016
An investigation is underway as to how the base home to about 14,000 came under attack when security is tight.