Update on Bagram explosion
12 Nov 2016
KABUL, Afghanistan (Nov. 12, 2016) — An explosive device was detonated on Bagram Airfield today resulting in multiple casualties. Four people have died in the attack and approximately 14 were wounded.
"To the family and friends of those who lost their lives today, we share your loss and our thoughts are with you. We offer you our deepest condolences. For the family and friends of those wounded in today's attack, let me assure you they are receiving the best care possible, and we will keep them in our thoughts today," said Gen. John W. Nicholson, commander of Resolute Support. "To those who target coalition forces, ANDSF, and Afghan civilians, Resolute Support and USFOR-A will continue to pursue our Train, Advise and Assist mission to help our partners create a better Afghanistan."
Response teams at Bagram continue to treat the wounded and investigate the incident. We will release more information as it becomes available.