Loud explosion, gunfire near Kandahar governor's office

By REUTERS
May 7, 2011 12:18

KANDAHAR - A loud explosion, followed by gunfire was heard near the compound of the governor of Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province on Saturday, a Reuters witness said.

It was not immediately clear what had caused the explosion or whether there were any casualties.

The Reuters reporter said he could see gunmen firing at the governor's compound in the center of Kandahar city.


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