Friday, December 19, 2014


Afghanistan

Suicide Car Bomber Kills Five In Afghanistan

Afghan authorities say a suicide car bomber targeted an army vehicle in southern Afghanistan, killing five civilians and wounding 36.

Local government spokesman Dawkhan Menapal said four Afghan National Army soldiers were also injured in the attack in the Maywand district of Kandahar Province on May 11.

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Separately, NATO said on May 11 that one of its service members died as a result of a non-battle-related injury in northern Afghanistan.

NATO said the death occurred on May 11 but gave no other details.
 
Based on reporting by AP and dpa

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