As many as eight Americans dead in Afghan attack

At least eight Americans died Wednesday in a suicide bombing at a military base in eastern Afghanistan, US officials said.

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Days of Noah

“But as the days of Noe were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.”
—Matthew 24:37

Violence

“The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violenceStrongs 2555:chamacç, khaw-mawce´; from 2554; violence; by implication, wrong; by meton. unjust gain:—cruel(-ty), damage, false, injustice, x oppressor, unrighteous, violence (against, done), violent (dealing), wrong
Strongs 2554: chamacç, khaw-mas´; a primitive root; to be violent; by implication, to maltreat:—make bare, shake off, violate, do violence, take away violently, wrong, imagine wrongfully.

—Genesis 6:11

Conflicting reports were reaching the Pentagon on whether the victims were civilian or military in the bombing at Forward Operating Base Chapman in Khost province near the border with Pakistan.

The deaths were confirmed late Wednesday by a US official in the Afghan capital, Kabul.

A senior US official in Washington said the Americans were killed by an attacker wearing a suicide vest.

Another senior US official in Washington said there were conflicting reports on the number of casualties, and that other people were wounded in the attack.

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