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Blasts, gunbattles in Afghan city: governor

A group of militants armed with guns and suicide vests stormed government buildings in a remote southwestern Afghan city on Wednesday, setting off multiple explosions, the local governor said.

world Updated: May 05, 2010 13:46 IST

A group of militants armed with guns and suicide vests stormed government buildings in a remote southwestern Afghan city on Wednesday, setting off multiple explosions, the local governor said.

"There have been seven explosions so far. Police are engaged with the attackers in five or six locations including the provincial council and provincial court," Nimroz governor Ghulam Dastagir Azad told AFP.