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Militant Attacks Kill Six In Afghanistan

Militant attacks have killed six people, including three Turkish engineers, in separate attacks in Afghanistan.

A suicide bomber on a motorcycle killed the three Turkish engineers in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar Province on June 2 as employees of a Turkish construction company drove to work in Behsud district.

A fourth Turkish engineer was wounded in the blast.

Also on June 2, a group of Taliban suicide bombers attacked a government compound in southern Helmand Province, killing two Afghan policemen and a civilian.

An Afghan official said that in the Helmand attack, one bomber blew himself up at the gates of the compound while three attackers stormed inside. The attackers were shot and killed by other policemen.
 
Based on reporting by Reuters, dpa, and AP

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