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Kabul suicide attack wounds six

Kabul suicide attack wounds six

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Apr 14, 2011 - 09:24

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): Six people, including two civilians, were wounded in a suicide attack on a district headquarters east of Kabul on Thursday, an official said.

The blast took place when police stopped a trucker who was trying to enter the Musahi district headquarters, a parliamentarian from the neighbourhood told Pajhwok Afghan News.

As a result of the explosion, two civilians and four policemen were wounded, Qais Hassan said, without giving further details.

But interior ministry officials said the blast wounded three policemen and a civilian.

Earlier, the district chief, Qazi Suleman, said the huge explosion took place near the district headquarters at about 8am.

Kabul police chief, Ayub Salangi, said it was a suicide attack.

A Talibaninfo-icon spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, asserted responsibility for the blast, saying the truck was laden with explosives. He claimed a number of policemen were killed.

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