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International contractor’s compound attacked

International contractor’s compound attacked

Aug 16, 2011 - 09:34

KANDAHAR CITY (PANinfo-icon): Multiple suicide bombers stormed the compound of Supreme Group, a logistics company, in southern Kandahar province, officials said on Tuesday.
Supreme Group is an international firm supplying fuel for International Security Assistance Force (ISAFinfo-icon) troops in Afghanistaninfo-icon.

At around 10pm Monday, three suicide attackers assailed the company’s base on the Kandahar-Spin Boldak Highway, killing four guards and wounding eight others, including three from Nepal, the commander of the Maiwand Police Zone in Kandahar, Gen. Salem Ehsas, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

One of the assailants detonated his explosives-packed car at the main gate, allowing two others to enter the compound, Ehsas said, adding that the second bomber detonated his suicide vest near the second gate while the third was shot dead by security guards.

Zalmay Ayubi, the provincial governor’s spokesman, confirmed the incident, but he was unaware of the nationalities of the victims.

A Talibaninfo-icon spokesman, Zabihullah Mujihd, said a dozen Afghan and foreign soldiers were killed in the suicide attacks.

The same company was attacked by suicide bombers last year during Ramadaninfo-icon, inflicting casualties on ten guards.  


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