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2 killed, 21 injured in Kabul suicide attack

2 killed, 21 injured in Kabul suicide attack

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Jan 12, 2014 - 16:13

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Two policemen were killed and 21 others wounded in a suicide bombing in the 9th police district of the central capital Kabul on Sunday afternoon, officials said.

The bomber on a bicycle detonated his explosives near a bus carrying police recruits in the Qabul Bai area of the district at 3:30p.m, the Ministry of Interior said.

A statement from the ministry said two policemen were killed and 21 others, including six civilians, wounded in the incident.

But eyewitness Ahmad claimed seeing four bodies at the scene of the attack. A resident, who did not want to be named, said the powerful explosion might have caused casualties.

As usual, the Talibaninfo-icon claims responsibility, with their spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid saying the suicide attack was carried out by a resident of Nangarhar province, Burhanuddin Nangarhari. More than 30 policemen were killed and wounded, he said.

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