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7 civilians killed, several others wounded in suicide attack

7 civilians killed, several others wounded in suicide attack

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Mar 10, 2015 - 20:51

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least six civilians were killed and some others wounded in a suicide attack in the capital of southern Helmand province on Tuesday evening, officials said

A local security official confided to Pajhwok Afghan News the attack happened at 6pm in the Bolan area of Lashkargah. “The car-borne suicide attacker struck near a police checkpoint.”

Six people including a child were killed and five policemen wounded along with some civilians, he said, giving no further details.

An eyewitness, meanwhile, claimed seeing the bodies of several civilians at the site. An Emergency Hospital source confirmed receiving a number of injured people.

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