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At least 34 killed in Afghanistan in two separate suicide bombings

Afghan officials said at least 34 people were killed in two separate suicide bombings that targeted a military base and a provincial chief

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Afghan officials said Sunday at least 34 people were killed in two separate suicide bombings that targeted a military base and a provincial chief.

In eastern Ghazni province, officials said 31 soldiers were killed and 24 wounded when the attacker drove a military humvee full of explosives onto an army commando base before detonating the car bomb.

In southern Afghanistan, officials said a suicide car bomber targeted the convoy of a provincial council chief in Zubal, killing at least three people and wounding 12 others, including children. The provincial council chief survived the Sunday attack with minor injuries.

There were no immediate claims of responsibility for the attacks.

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First Published: Sun, November 29 2020. 14:52 IST
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