Bomb hits Kandahar city

17:02, May 20, 2011      

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An Afghan policeman stands guard at the site of a blast in Kandahar city, capital of southern Afghan province of Kandahar, on May 19, 2011. A civilian was killed and nine others injured Thursday when a powerful bomb explosion rocked Kandahar city, officials said. (Xinhua/Ahamad)

Eight civilians were injured Thursday when a powerful bomb explosion rocked Kandahar city, the provincial capital of Kandahar in southern Afghanistan.

Eye witnesses told Xinhua that the explosive were planted in a motorbike and detonated near the Kabul Bank branch.

Police rushed to the site after the blast which also damaged several shops, Abdul Hakim, a resident of Kandahar city, said.

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Source: Xinhua
 
 
     
 
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