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Civilians wounded in Kabul car bombing

Civilians wounded in Kabul car bombing

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Jul 12, 2013 - 11:56

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): Two civilians were wounded in a car bombing in the Mir Bachakot district of Kabul province on Friday, an official said

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Kabul criminal investigation chief in Gen. Mohammad Zahir told Pajhwok Afghan News that the explosion took place around 10am.

He said the driver of the Corolla-type car, while passing through the area, was signalled to stop but he sped away in disregard of police signals.

While police chased it, the vehicle was detonated at a security checkpoint, the official added. It remained unclear whether the car was packed with explosives or the driver was wearing a suicide vest.

Based on preliminary information, the bomber was killed and two civilians were wounded in the incident, Gen. Zahir said.

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