Afghanistan's security forces personnel stand guard at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, July 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
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A suicide bomber attacked an air force bus in Afghanistan's capital early Wednesday, killing eight military personnel and wounding another 13, security officials said.Army Gen. Kadamshah Shahim said the bomber was stopped before he could enter the bus, likely limiting the number of casualties.Both candidates have promised to sign a security pact with the United States that would allow nearly 10,000 American forces to remain in the country in a training capacity and to conduct counterterrorism operations after most foreign troops withdraw by the end of the year.
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