Explosions hit military bases

1 U.S. soldier reported killed by bomber in east

Posted: January 5, 2014 at 2:14 a.m.

An explosion hit one of the entrances to a predominantly U.S. military base in the heart of Kabul on Saturday, hours after a separate suicide bombing in eastern Afghanistan killed a U.S. service member — the first combat casualty of the year.

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