Marines respond to suicide attack in Afghanistan


The pace of Marine operations in Afghanistan has slowed, but there are still plenty of bad days to be had. This photograph emerged on the wire today:

A U.S. Marine stands guard at the site of a suicide car bombing attack in Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand province in southern Afghanistan on Aug. 28. (Noor Mohammad / AFP via Getty Images)

A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a convoy of foreign troops in Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand province. Four civilians were killed, but there no confirmed military casualties.


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