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Suicide car bomb hits Afghan police in Kandahar

A suicide car bomber rammed the gate of a police station in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Monday, unleashing a powerful blast that killed at least one policeman, officials said.

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16 killed in two attacks in southern Afghanistan

Two attacks just hours apart in the southern Afghan province of Helmand killed 16 people and wounded more than 20 others on Wednesday, officials said.

A suicide bomber on a motorcycle killed 10 civil

Suicide bombers hit US, UN offices in Kandahar


Suicide attackers on Monday blew up a truck bomb and raided UN and US charity offices in Kandahar city, killing five Afghans in the latest major attack on American interests in Afghanistan.

The bombe

Suicide car bombing rocks Kandahar: officials

Three suicide attackers mounted an assault on the offices of a non-governmental organisation in the Afghan city of Kandahar, killing three people today, officials said.

One attacker detonated a truc

Bomb blast kills 6 Afghan police, 1 tribal elder

Officials say a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan has killed six police officers and a local tribal elder.

The governor's office says in a statement issued today that a police truck struck the b

35 Afghans dead in bus crash: officials

A total of 35 Afghans were killed and 27 others injured on Saturday when a speeding bus overturned on a highway in southern Afghanistan, officials said.

The smash happened just outside Kandahar city

11 dead in suicide blast at Afghan police HQ

Ten policemen and a child were killed on Sunday when a suicide car bomber struck outside police headquarters in the southern city of Lashkar Gah, local officials said.

The attack came days after cont

Kandahar mayor killed in south


The mayor of Kandahar was assassinated on Wednesday by a suicide bomber who hid explosives in his turban, the third top-ranking official to be slain this month, Afghan officials said.

Mayor Ghu

Karzai’s half-brother shot dead by guard

A half-brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai and one of the most powerful men in southern Afghanistan was shot dead at his home Tuesday, apparently by a senior and highly trusted bodyguard, officials said.

Younger brother of Afghan President killed: Officials

Ahmed Wali Karzai, the younger brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai and a hugely powerful if controversial figure in southern Afghanistan, was assassinated at his home on Tuesday, officials said.

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