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Scores Of Casualties In Suicide Bombings In Kandahar Market

June 06 2012


At least 20 civilians have been killed in a suicide attack in a market in Kandahar in southern Afghanistan, reports CNN.

Fifty or so were also injured in the attack on Tuesday by a pair of bombers.

One bomber detonated his explosives-laden motorcycle near a restaurant. A second attacker set off a bomb in the crowd that gathered, said provincial police officials.

The attacks took place near the Kandahar airfield, where NATO troops are based. Four provincial governors were at...

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