Suicide bomber kills nine in Afghanistan

February 18th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS  

Kabul, Feb 18 (IANS) A suicide bomber blew himself up Friday morning in Afghanistan’s Khost city, killing nine people and injuring 30, a police official said.The incident occurred in the capital of Khost province, 150 km southeast of Kabul, Xinhua reported. “A suicide bomber blew himself up near a police checkpoint,” the official said. Most victims were civilians.

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