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2 British civilians among those killed in suicide bombing of NATO convoy in Kabul

By Associated Press at Washington Post, Updated: Sunday, October 30, 9:41 AM

KABUL, Afghanistan — Britain’s Foreign Office says two British civilians working for a building contractor were among the victims of a weekend suicide bombing of a NATO convoy in Kabul that killed 17.

A Taliban suicide bomber rammed a vehicle loaded with explosives into an armored NATO bus on a busy thoroughfare in Kabul on Saturday, killing five NATO service members, including one Canadian soldier, eight civilian contractors and four Afghans.

Earlier it was reported that the five soldiers and eight contractors killed were all American.

The British ministry said Sunday that the families of the two civilians have been informed.

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October 30, 2011 - Posted by | Civilian Contractors, Contractor Casualties | , , , , , , ,

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