Official: 9 local guards dead, 11 Americans wounded in Kabul

WASHINGTON – A Department of foreign affairs says that nine Afghan security guards at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul were killed in the massive suicide truck bomb attack that rocked the diplomatic district in the Afghan capital, and 11 American contractors are killed or wounded.

An Afghan guard is missing.

The official is not authorized to speak to the matter publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.

The official said none of the wounded Americans seem to have with life-threatening injuries.

Afghan officials say that at least 90 people were killed and 400 wounded Wednesday in the attack.

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