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Southern Afghan Explosion Reportedly Kills One

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- An explosion at a marketplace in southern Afghanistan has reportedly killed at least one person and wounded 10 others.

A spokesman for the Kandahar governor's office, Jawid Faisal, said the blast occurred on June 15 in the remote southeastern Maroof district of Kandahar Province.

Faisal said it appeared the casualties were caused when an explosive device attached to a motorcycle was detonated.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the explosion.