Americans Killed in Afghanistan Suicide Attack

PHOTO: NATO and Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sept. 16, 2014.PlayRahmat Gul/AP Photo
WATCH Foreign Troops Killed in Afghanistan Attack

Two Americans were among three foreign troops killed in a suicide attack near the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan today, authorities said, with the Taliban claiming responsibility for the attack.

The Afghan interior ministry said 16 civilians were also injured in the morning rush-hour attack.

International Security Assistance Force members were among the victims, the ISAF confirmed. A U.S. official later said two of those killed were American and one was Polish.

PHOTO: Damage is visible on a vehicle following a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sept. 16, 2014.Aleem Agha/ABC
Damage is visible on a vehicle following a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sept. 16, 2014.

The attacker targeted a foreign forces convoy.

PHOTO: Smoke rises after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sept. 16, 2014.Rahmat Gul/AP Photo
Smoke rises after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sept. 16, 2014.

The blast shook Kabul's busy airport road, bringing chaos to a beautiful morning and leaving the roadway covered in leaves, shrapnel and debris. Thick smoke rose from the site of the attack.

PHOTO: Afghanistan National Army soldiers try to remove a damaged vehicle from the site of a suicide attack near a U.S. military camp in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sept. 16, 2014.Massoud Hossaini/AP Photo
Afghanistan National Army soldiers try to remove a damaged vehicle from the site of a suicide attack near a U.S. military camp in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sept. 16, 2014.

U.S. forces stood guard after the attack, cordoning off the area and inspecting the damage.

PHOTO: A U.S. military force stands guard at the site of a suicide attack near a U.S. military camp in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sept. 16, 2014.Massoud Hossaini/AP Photo
A U.S. military force stands guard at the site of a suicide attack near a U.S. military camp in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sept. 16, 2014.

Afghan and ISAF officials were reviewing the incident.

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