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KABUL, Afghanistan » Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry says Kandahar’s deputy provincial governor has been killed by a suicide bomber who attacked his convoy in the southern city.

Spokesman Zemeri Bashery said Abdul Latif Ashna was killed Saturday as he was being driven to work when a suicide bomber on a motorcycle slammed into his car. Three of his bodyguards were wounded in the attack, he added.

 

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