Panama City Man Dies in Afghanistan Car Bombing

A car bomb killed three Americans Sunday in Afghanistan, and published reports say a Panama City man was among the victims.

The Americans worked for Dyncorps, a security firm training the Afghan police.

A spokesman for Dyncorps issued a news release identifying one of the dead as 57-year-old Robert Bifano of Panama City.

Dyncorps had an office on Thomas Drive at Panama City Beach, but that several years ago.

The El Segundo, California-based company said it was a car bombing attach outside its offices in Kabul. But it could not release any information about Bifano whose hometown was listed as Panama City.

Thye company told NewsChannel Seven, "At this time, we can confirm that 3 US employees were killed. In addition, 2 employees, including 1 Afghan national and 1 employee from Nepal, are missing. Five employees were wounded.

The Taliban is claiming responsibility for the blast which killed seven people.