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8 Americans killed in Afghanistan suicide bombing

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -- US officials say eight Americans have been killed in a suicide bombing at a military base in eastern Afghanistan.

The attack targeted the US Forward Operating Base Chapman near the Pakistan border. A senior official says the bomber was wearing a suicide vest.

There are conflicting reports on whether the victims were civilian or military.

The details are being withheld until family members are notified.

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