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Blast kills, wounds 10 in Kabul

Jun 11 2013, 8:48am CDT | by

Kabul, June 11 (IANS) A powerful blast rocked the Afghan capital Kabul Tuesday afternoon killing and injuring around 10 people, an official said.

Kabul, June 11 — A powerful blast rocked the Afghan capital Kabul Tuesday afternoon killing and injuring around 10 people, an official said. The blast took place on a road leading to the Kabul...

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Blast kills, wounds 10 in Kabul

Jun 11 2013, 8:48am CDT | by

Kabul, June 11 (IANS) A powerful blast rocked the Afghan capital Kabul Tuesday afternoon killing and injuring around 10 people, an official said.

Kabul, June 11 — A powerful blast rocked the Afghan capital Kabul Tuesday afternoon killing and injuring around 10 people, an official said.

The blast took place on a road leading to the Kabul international airport, Xinhua reported. Most of the dead and injured were civilians.

An eyewitness called it a suicide attack and said it happened next to the Supreme Court building.

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