Saturday, June 25, 2011

Bicycle bomb kills 10 in northern Afghanistan

An Afghan security personnel stands at the site of a suicide attack in Khan Abad district of Kunduz province June 24, 2011. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

KABUL (Afghanistan) - AFGHAN authorities say that a bicycle rigged with explosives has blown up in a bazaar in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 10 people, including a police officer.

The Afghan Interior Ministry says the blast struck the bazaar late on Friday in the Khanabad district of Kunduz province.

The ministry said in a statement on Saturday that 24 people were also wounded in the attack, including five women and a policeman. -- AP

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