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Bomb Kills At Least 21 In Southern Afghanistan


http://gdb.rferl.org/E0C7A5E0-06E9-4CE7-BDA7-D26A7CE937E7_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/E0C7A5E0-06E9-4CE7-BDA7-D26A7CE937E7_mw800_mh600.jpg The aftermath of a previous bomb blast in Kandahar, in mid-June (epa) August 3, 2006 -- Reports from Afghanistan say a suicide car bomb has killed at least 21 civilians and wounded another 13 in the southern city of Kandahar.


Regional police say the bomb was aimed at a convoy of NATO troops.


There are no reports of casualties among foreign soldiers.


The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force took command of the south of Afghanistan from the U.S.-led coalition on July 31.


(AP, Reuters)

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