Afghan blasts kill one, injure scores in attack on key U.S. military base


(Reuters) – Suicide bombers in Afghanistan on Wednesday killed one person and injured more than 60 in an attack on the United States’ main military base of Bagram that was repulsed after a 30-minute clash, Afghan and NATO officials said. 

The attack comes as the United States looks to revive stalled peace talks with Taliban militants who control more territory than at any point since being ousted from power by coalition forces in 2001. 

Five Georgian servicemen were injured in the attack, the country’s defense ministry said in a statement. The majority of casualties were Afghan. 

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for Wednesday’s blasts.