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PESHAWAR: Hezb Islami claimed responsibility for bombing an American tank in Khost province of Afghanistan today.
"Hezb Islami's mujahideen (freedom fighters) targeted the American tank by remote controled bomb," a spokesman from Hezb Islami said to this correspondent from an undisclosed place.
He said the incident occured at 4:00 PM this afternoon today in the Khalbisat area of district Yaqobio. "The tank was destroyed and six American marines in the tank were killed," the spokesman claimed.