BREAKING: 9/11 TERROR ATTACK

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AFGHANISTAN — Five U.S. troops were wounded Monday when a suicide bomber drove a car bomb into an armored convoy outside Bagram Air Base in northern Afghanistan, according to an official with the NATO-led military coalition.

Six coalition troops were wounded in the bombing including the five US soldiers and a service member from a coalition member country that has yet to release any information publicly, according to a U.S. defense official who described the injuries as “broken bones” and concussions. The official described the injuries sustained as minor, saying all coalition personnel were in a stable condition, KFOR reported.

A Georgian soldier and four Afghan civilians were also hurt in the incident.

The convoy was attacked near Bagram Airfield on Monday, according to a statement from the NATO-led coalition, Operation Resolute Support.

The attack occurred around 1:00 p.m. local time and came on the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, which were perpetrated by the Afghanistan-based Al Qaeda, Fox News reported.

“A small number of Resolute Support service members and Afghan civilians were wounded today when a suicide attacker targeted their convoy with a vehicle borne improvised explosive device near the village of Qal’eh-ye Musa Bala in Parwan Province,” according to a statement released by the coalition.

The statement added that the wounded service members were receiving medical attention at the base hospital and that “none of the injuries are considered life threatening.”

There are about 11,000 U.S. troops deployed to Afghanistan and about 3,500 additional troops are set to be deployed soon.

More than 2,000 U.S. troops have been killed in Afghanistan since the 9/11 attacks.

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