Afghan Suicide Attack Kills 12

    US Marines from Kilo Company of the 3rd Battalion 8th Marines Regiment start their patrol from FOB (Forward Operating Base) Delhi in Garmser, Helmand Province on June 27, 2012. The 130,000 NATO troops are due to leave Afghanistan by the end of 2014 and there are fears that their exit will lead to a reduction in rights and freedoms in the war-torn country. AFP PHOTO / ADEK BERRY        (Photo credit should read ADEK BERRY/AFP/GettyImages)

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    A double suicide-bomb attack on Saturday killed eight civilians and four police in addition to wounding at least 50 more individuals at a NATO base in eastern Afghanistan. A security spokesman for the international organization said that no one from the alliance was killed in the attack. The Taliban has taken responsibility for the two bombers, one of whom was on foot and the other in a truck filled with explosives.

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