2 dead in Kandahar bike blast
KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): A child and a policeman were killed when a bomb-rigged motorbike went off in the southern city of Kandahar late on Thursday, an official said.
The explosives-packed bike had been parked on a road in the Brekhnakot area in the jurisdiction of the first police district, the governor’s spokesman said.
Javed Faisal said another two children and a policeman were injured when the bike was detonated with a remote-controlled device around 7pm.
Witness Mohammad Salim, who runs a shop in the area, said the blast occurred when the crowd in the bazaar started swelling. He confirmed a child and a policeman were killed.
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