THE WORLDPOST
01/03/2012 11:01 am ET Updated Mar 04, 2012

Afghanistan: Kandahar Explosions Kill At Least 13

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Officials say three explosions in a day have killed 13 people in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar. The dead include a child and four police officers.

A suicide bomber riding a motorcycle struck in Tuesday morning in Kandahar, killing four civilians and a policemen.

In the early evening, two more blasts went off within minutes of each other at a central Kandahar intersection. Provincial spokesman Faisal Ahmad says five civilians were killed, including a child, and three policemen died. Ten other people were wounded in the evening's two bombings.

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