Afghanistan

3 Dead in Attack on U.S. Base in Afghanistan

NATO chopper also destroyed

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Afghan insurgents bombarded a U.S. base and destroyed a NATO helicopter, killing three Afghan intelligence employees, officials said Tuesday. The coalition said there were also NATO personnel on board who were wounded, without providing further details.

Separately, a teenage suicide bomber on Tuesday walked into a shop in western Afghanistan and blew himself up, killing five people, Afghan officials said.