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    Suicide blast leaves 5 dead in Laghman (Video)

     

    LAGHMAN, May 09, 2011: Five people were killed and a dozen others wounded when a suicide attacker rammed his explosives-packed motorcycle into a gate of a district headquarters building in eastern Laghman province on Monday, officials said.

    Foreign soldiers were among 12 people injured in the blast that took place in Qarghae district at 10:15am, the governor's spokesman, Faizanullah Pathan, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

    District chief, Saleh Mohammad, said the attacker exploded his explosives near a military vehicle of foreign troops at the gate of the district headquarters compound.

    PAJHWOK/ Babrak Amirzada

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