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Youth from West Bengal killed in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 08:34

Krishnanagar: A 24-year-old youth from Nadia district in West Bengal was among the three Indians killed in a suicide attack in Kabul on Tuesday, police sources said here.

Kaushik Chakraborty (24), a resident of Srinathpur under Ranaghat police station area, worked as a cook at a private firm in the Afghan capital along with two others, sources said.

Chakroboty was returning along with two others to their guest house when they were caught in the suicide bomb attack and killed.

Chakraborty`s father, Sushanta, a forest guard, said he was supposed to return after one year and start a business here after raising some cash.

Chakraborty left behind his wife, two-year-old son and parents.

The local administration said efforts would be made to bring the body here.

The Taliban truck bomb and gun attack killed at least nine people, three of whom were Indians.


First Published: Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 08:34
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