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Suicide Bombing Targets Afghan District Chief.

Summary: KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, Muharram 12, 1432, Dec 18, 2010, SPA -- A suicide bomber blew himself up Saturday near an armored car carrying a district chief in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, killing himself and one civilian bystander, Afghan authorities said. The bomber targeted Ahmadullah...

A suicide bomber blew himself up Saturday near an armored car carrying a district chief in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, killing himself and one civilian bystander, Afghan authorities said. The bomber targeted Ahmadullah Nazak's car in a residential and shopping area of the city as the official was traveling to a meeting, said Zalmai Ayubi, spokesman for the Kandahar provincial governor. Nazak was unharmed, but one passer-by was killed and another six people were wounded, Ayubi said. A1/2I am safe and sound, and all of those who were in the car are also safe and sound,e Nazak told The Associated Press shortly after the explosion.

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Date:Dec 18, 2010
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