Chuck Hagel unharmed after suicide bombing in Afghan capital
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel briefs the press on March 7, 2013, en route to Afghanistan.
Posted: Friday, March 8, 2013 12:00 am
UPDATE: 11:15 p.m. CST: Afghan officials said an explosion occurred outside the Afghan defense ministry in Kabul on Saturday causing multiple casualties, as U.S. defense secretary Chuck Hagel was visiting the country.
Afghan police spokesman Hashmat Stanekzai says an apparent suicide attacker on a bicycle hit the main entrance to the defense ministry around 9 a.m. Kabul time.
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Friday, March 8, 2013 12:00 am.