Reports: Multiple Deaths After Attack At U.S. Compound In Afghanistan : The Two-Way Eight Americans reported dead after suicide attack at base in Khost, Afghanistan.
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Reports: Multiple Deaths After Attack At U.S. Compound In Afghanistan

"Eight Americans were killed in an explosion at a U.S. compound in Afghanistan on Wednesday," The Wall Street Journal is reporting. It cites "officials" -- Afghan and U.S. -- as its sources.

The attack happened in Khost Province, in southeastern Afghanistan.

CBS News also says it has been told there were eight fatalities -- and that they were all U.S. civilians.

CNN is reporting there were "an unknown number of American casualties."

Stars and Stripes says
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It was not clear whether American civilians were killed or wounded in the attack, but there were no U.S. military personnel killed, said Col. Wayne Shanks, a spokesman for the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force.