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Blast outside NATO base in Herat; 2 dead

The blast occurred near the gates of the base in Herat city, which is home to hundreds of Italian soldiers.

india Updated: Apr 08, 2006 16:03 IST

A suicide car bomb outside a NATO military base in a western Afghan city on Saturday killed two Afghans and wounded seven others, officials said.

The blast occurred near the gates of the base in Herat city, which is home to hundreds of Italian soldiers, said police chief Gen Mohammed Ayub Salingi.

A spokesman for the NATO peacekeeping force, Warrant Officer Cosimo Argentieri, confirmed the blast, and said no foreign troops were killed.

He said one foreign civilian inside the base was slightly wounded on an arm.