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Suicide car bomber kills 9 Afghan police, soldiers


Associated Press

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An Afghan official says at least nine members of the country's security forces have been killed in a suicide attack in...full story
updated 2014-11-01 06:22 PM
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