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Suicide Bombing Fails In Southern Afghanistan

Afghan police officers on the site of a March 30 suicide attack on a Canadian military convoy in Kandahar (file photo) (epa) March 31, 2006 -- An Afghan army convoy in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar today suffered no casualties today after it was attacked by suicide car bomber.

General Rahmatullah Raufi says the attacker detonated his explosives prematurely.

The attack was similar to one that targeted a foreign military convoy in Kandahar Province on March 30. On that occasion seven people were wounded.

Also on March 30, a suspected militant died in northern Afghanistan when a bomb he was carrying exploded.


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