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    Six Afghan Security Guards Killed on Way to Bagram Air Base Monday

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    Six Afghan security guards were killed and two guards were wounded on their way to Bagram Air Base on Monday, according to US Forces Afghanistan.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — A gunman killed six Afghan security guards and injured another two on their way to Bagram Air Base on Monday, US Forces Afghanistan said in a release.

    "The guards came under fire from an unknown gunman while traveling to Bagram airfield," the release stated on Tuesday. "Two additional security guards were injured and transported to a local hospital after the attack."

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