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2 dead in Spin Boldak explosion.

KANDAHAR (PAN): Two people were killed and six others wounded in a blast in the Spin Boldak border district of southern Kandahar province on Tuesday, an official said.

Javed Faisal, the governor's spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the explosion occurred at 1pm in the Wesh bazr of the district.

The bomb tied to a motorbike exploded in the main bazr, he said, adding mostly civilians were killed and wounded.

Zia Durrani, the police spokesman, said a border police car was the target of the blast. A child and a policeman were killed while two police officials and four civilians wounded.

The injured were evacuated to the Spin Boldak Hospital. They are said to be in stable condition.

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Publication:Pajhwok Afghan News (Kabul, Afghanistan)
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Date:Dec 17, 2013
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