Mosque attacked in southern Kandahar
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Afghanistan: Four killed in attack on Karzai memorial service

A suicide bomber has killed four people at a memorial service in Kandahar for the assassinated half-brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai.

Officials say the bomber apparently hid explosives in his turban and detonated them near the entrance of the mosque.

President Karzai was not present at the memorial. Four of his other brothers were but escaped unharmed.

Sanjoy Majumder reports.

  • 14 Jul 2011