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Blast in Afghanistan kills district governor

Posted on Mar 08 2014 | IANS

Kabul, March 8 : A bomb blast in Jalalabad city in Afghanistan Saturday killed a district governor and injured five others, a local official said.

"A bomb blast targeted the vehicle of Nazian district governor this morning killing him on the spot and injuring five others", Xinhua quoted the unnamed official as saying.

"The bomb was planted inside the vehicle of Noor Agha Kamran, the governor of Nazian district, and the device exploded around 9 a.m. killing the district governor and injuring one policeman and four civilians," a public relations officer at the provincial government office added.

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