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NATO Soldier Among Dead In Kandahar Attack

The aftermath of a suicide attack on international troops in Kandahar in June (epa) KANDAHAR, October 13, 2006 (RFE/RL) -- NATO officials in Afghanistan say a NATO soldier died from injuries he suffered when a suicide bomber attacked his convoy in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar today. The nationality of the soldier was not released.

Afghan police and doctors told RFE/RL that eight Afghan civilians were also killed by the attack.

Eyewitnesses say the attacker used a car filled with explosives. RFE/RL's correspondent in Kandahar reports seeing the twisted wreckage of a car near the blast scene.

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