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Germans Blame Terrorists for Attack

Germany on Saturday blamed terrorists for killing four of its soldiers and wounding 29 others in a suicide attack in Afghanistan. “Based on what we have so far been able to determine, terrorist forces opposed to peace and stability in Afghanistan carried out this cowardly and devious attack,” German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder said in a statement. “These sorts of attacks are aimed at undermining the peace process in [a] country that has been ravaged by 20 years of war,” he said. “Our deepest sympathies go out to the families.” German Defense Minister Peter Struck said at a news conference that the attack occurred about 7:50 a.m. local time when a convoy, including a bus with 33 soldiers, left a camp warehouse heading to the airport. A car loaded with explosives hit the bus. “Every possible measure has been taken for the protection of our soldiers Nevertheless, there is no complete security concerning this mission,” Struck said. Full Story

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