January 25th, 2013
01:57 AM ET

Official: Taliban targeted U.S. troops in Afghan attack

A suicide car bomb blasted through two homes in Afghanistan Friday morning killing five people and wounding 15 others, authorities said.

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in Kapisa province, saying the terror organization was trying to target U.S. troops, said Mehrabuddin Safi, the governor of the eastern province.

No troops were killed or wounded, only civilians, Safi said.

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  1. the prophet

    All Arab Nations should unite and and form a union to get intruders and converters out of the political arena of Middle East unfortunately Israel will not join as it is destined to collapse from within

    January 25, 2013 at 8:31 am | Report abuse |
  2. the prophet

    when these attacks happen, there is no justification for it, all i see are bothers and sisters turned against each other regardless of their origins and gender, American colonialists used this strategy with Natives Americans till there were few left powerless and outnumbered.

    January 25, 2013 at 10:47 am | Report abuse |