US soldiers, interpreter dead in Afghan blast: police

US soldiers have been killed in a suicide blast in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan, along with an Afghan interpreter for the US military, police said Monday.

"The suicide attacker blew himself up inside the Kandahar customs compound which brought fatal casualties to US Army troops," Khan Mohammad Mujahid, Kandahar province police chief told AFP.

"An Afghan translator of the troops has been killed but we are not clear about the number of US soldiers killed."

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