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Two British troops hurt in blast at Afghan base

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KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, Apr 7 (Reuters) A suicide car-bomber rammed a vehicle leaving a British military base in Afghanistan today in the first suicide attack aimed at British forces stationed in the volatile south, police said.

Two British soldiers were wounded in the blast just outside the British base in Lashkar Ghar, capital of the southern province of Helmand, said provincial police chief Abdur Rahman.

The suicide bomber was killed, he said.

REUTERS KD PM1440

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