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Six dead, 18 hurt in Afghan cycle bomb blast

Five civilians and one policeman were killed today by a bicycle bomb which exploded in a bazaar in northern Afghanistan, the provincial governor's spokesman said.

world Updated: Jun 26, 2011 02:17 IST
AFP

Five civilians and one policeman were killed on Friday by a bicycle bomb which exploded in a bazaar in northern Afghanistan, the provincial governor's spokesman said.

"The bomb was attached to a bicycle and went off in the bazaar in Khan Abad district," said Kunduz provincial spokesman Mahboobullah Saeedi.

"So far we have confirmed six people including one policeman dead and 18 injured."

First Published: Jun 24, 2011 21:12 IST