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Suicide bomber kills district governor in Afghan south

A suicide bomber in a car killed the governor of Panjwai district in southern Kandahar province on Thursday, Afghan officials said.

world Updated: Jan 13, 2012 08:42 IST

A suicide bomber in a car killed the governor of Panjwai district in southern Kandahar province on Thursday, Afghan officials said.

The governor was travelling with his two sons, who were also killed in the blast, Kandahar police chief Abdul Raziq told reporters. An official at the Kandahar central hospital said 13 wounded policemen had also been brought for treatment.