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Big blast in south Afghan border town

world Updated: May 14, 2009 08:57 IST
Reuters
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A big blast was heard on Thursday in the southern Afghan town of Spin Boldak, on the border with Pakistan.

The cause was not known, residents on the Pakistani side of the border said.

The border crossing between the Pakistani town of Chaman and Spin Boldak is the second most important crossing on the Afghan-Pakistani border.

Residents of Chaman could see smoke rising over the Afghan town after the blast.

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