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Afghan police officer, civilian killed in Ghazni suicide attack

Publisher Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
Publication Date 26 January 2013
Cite as Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Afghan police officer, civilian killed in Ghazni suicide attack, 26 January 2013, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/512235952.html [accessed 22 December 2014]
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January 26, 2013

By RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan

Officials in the eastern Afghan province of Ghazni say two people were killed in a suicide attack.

Mohammad Ali Ahmadi, the deputy provincial governor, told RFE/RL that the suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest on January 26 near a police post in the Qale Sabaz area, killing one police officer and one civilian.

Ahmadi said three other people were injured in the attack.

However, the head of the local hospital, Baz Mohammad Hemat, said 13 people had been brought to the hospital for injuries they suffered in the attack.

No group has so far claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing.

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