Motorcycle bomb kills 6 NATO service members

(CNN) – A motorcycle bomb attack killed six NATO service members Monday in Bagram, Afghanistan, according to a statement released by NATO in Kabul.

A suicide bomber on a motorbike carried out the attack on a joint patrol of Afghan and coalition forces at about 1:30 p.m. in the Bajawri area of Bagram district, said Waheed Sediqi, a spokesman for the governor of Parwan province.

The area is close to the U.S. base in the Bagram district of northern Parwan province.