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3 blasts kill 13 in Afghan city of Kandahar

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.

world Updated: Jan 05, 2012 17:17 IST
AP

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 policemen.

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.

First Published: Jan 03, 2012 21:42 IST