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Suicide bombing kills two in Afghanistan town


14:35, May 16, 2013

SHARAN, Afghanistan, May 16 (Xinhua) -- A suicide bomber blew himself up in Sarobi district of Paktika province, 155 km south of Kabul on Thursday. killing himself and a civilian and wounding six others, police said.

"A terrorist strapped explosive device in his body blew himself up next to a pro-government tribal elder named Shir Zaman in the bazaar of Sarobi district at around 09:30 a.m. local time today, killing a shopkeeper and injuring six others including Shir Zaman and two police," provincial police chief Daulat Khan Zadran told Xinhua.

The attacker was also killed in the blast, he added.

This is the second suicide attack in Afghanistan in a single day on Thursday.

In the previous blast which happened in Afghan capital Kabul at 08:00 a.m. on Thursday, at least a dozen people were killed and injured.

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