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Originally published February 25, 2014 at 8:54 AM | Page modified February 25, 2014 at 10:56 AM

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Official: Suicide bomber kills 8 in Afghanistan

A suicide car bomber killed eight people and wounded 41 in an attack Tuesday in southern Afghanistan, officials said.


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KABUL, Afghanistan —

A suicide car bomber killed eight people and wounded 41 in an attack Tuesday in southern Afghanistan, officials said.

Gen. Matiullah Khan, police chief of Uruzgan province, said the explosion hit a building with a hotel and restaurant in Tirin Kot, southern Afghanistan.

He warned that several people are seriously wounded.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.

In a separate incident, three civilians were killed by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan's Helmand Province.

Omer Zawak, spokesman for the provincial governor, said three other people were wounded in the attack in Marjah District.



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