11 killed in suicide attack on Afghan police

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March 16, 2009 09:51

 
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A suicide bomber in a police uniform detonated explosives he was carrying inside a police headquarters in southern Afghanistan on Monday, killing 11 people and wounding 29 others, the Interior Ministry said. The bombing followed a surge in violence in Afghanistan over the weekend that led to the deaths of eight foreign troops, including four Americans. The bomber Monday set off his explosives after slipping inside the main police building in Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand province, while the police were exercising, said Asadullah Sherzad, the provincial police chief. The attack killed nine police and two civilians and wounded 29 others, mostly police, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.

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