Several Americans among the wounded in suicide bombing

Security forces stand next to a crater created by a massive explosion in front of the German Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, May 31, 2017. The suicide truck bomb killed 90 and wounded 400 more. (PHOTO COURTESY: Rahmat Gul - Associated Press)

A State Department official says nine Afghan guards at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul were killed in the massive suicide truck bomb attack that rocked the diplomatic quarter in Afghan capital, and 11 American contractors are wounded.

One Afghan guard is missing.

The official was not authorized to speak to the matter publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.

The official said none of the wounded Americans appears to have life-threatening injuries.

Afghan officials say at least 90 people were killed and 400 wounded in Wednesday's attack.

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