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One killed in Afghanistan bombing

 2016-04-06 09:07:48.0

Afghan security forces investigate at the site of a suicide bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, December 28, 2015. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Kabul:�A civilian was killed and another injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up in Kandahar city of Afghanistan on Wednesday, an official said.

"A terrorist with an explosive device wanted to target security personnel. Before reaching the target, he was identified and so detonated his suicide vest, killing a passerby," Xinhua quoted the official as saying.

The attacker was also killed. Kandahar, a former stronghold of the Taliban militants, has been the scene of militancy over the past few years. (IANS)

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