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Two killed in Afghan suicide attack

IANS  |  Kabul 

Two persons were killed and five security personnel injured on Friday in a suicide attack in Afghanistan's Helmand province, police said.

The attack occurred outside a police checkpoint at Lashkar Gah, the provincial capital, a police official told Xinhua news agency.

"A terrorist riding an explosive-laden car was attempting to enter a police checkpoint but was identified by the police and detonated his device outside the post, killing himself and a policeman," he said.

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First Published: Fri, November 10 2017. 14:54 IST
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