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Blast at Nawroz function kills 2 in Kandahar (Video)

Blast at Nawroz function kills 2 in Kandahar (Video)

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Mar 22, 2014 - 12:02

KABUL (Pajhwok): A bomb exploded at a Persian new year function in the Khakrez district of southern Kandahar province on Friday, killing a senior government officer and a policeman.

Brig. Gen. Abdul Razzaq told Pajhwok Afghan News seven people were wounded in the blast. A large number of people, including government officials, were among participants of the event marking Nawroz.

The district police chief, his deputy and three policemen were among seven wounded in the explosion at the Shah Agha mausoleum in Khakrez, he said. The dead included the provincial media centre chief Pervez Najib.

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