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Taliban bombs Bagram air base, fatalities reported

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By Christopher Cummins  with Agencies
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Taliban bombs Bagram air base, fatalities reported

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.

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..

An investigation is underway as to how the base home to about 14,000 came under attack when security is tight.