Three blasts kill 13 in Afghan city of Kandahar

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 4, 2012 - 00:40

Kabul: Officials say three explosions in a day have killed 13 people in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar. The dead include a child and four police officers.

A suicide bomber riding a motorcycle struck in Tuesday morning in Kandahar, killing four civilians and a policeman.

In the early evening, two more blasts went off within minutes of each other at a central Kandahar intersection. Provincial spokesman Faisal Ahmad says five civilians were killed, including a child, and three policemen died. Ten other people were wounded in the evening`s two bombings.
Bureau Report



First Published: Wednesday, January 4, 2012 - 00:40

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