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4 killed in Afghanistan suicide bombing

08-03-2011 14:46 BJT

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Three suicide bombers have attacked a guesthouse used by foreigners in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz, killing four Afghan security guards employed by a German company.

Ten people, including civilians and a police officer, were wounded in Tuesday's early morning attack. No foreigners are among the wounded.

Police say one attacker detonated a car bomb at the gates of the guest house. The other two stormed the building where they fought Afghan forces for a couple of hours before detonating their explosives.

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.

The raid follows a string of assassinations in the once peaceful north of the country. It comes one day after the beginning of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.




Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CNTV.CN

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