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20 killed in violence in Afghanistan

  • In an escalation of violence in Afghanistan, at least 20 people were killed in multiple attacks suspected to be carried out by the Taliban.

    Those killed included 12 members of a team that clears mines. Afghan president Ashraf Ghani said the country’s enemies were behind the attack, which was reportedly carried out my motorcycle-borne assailants.  

    Meanwhile, in capital Kabul seven soldiers were killed in a suicide bomb attack, and a senior court official was shot dead.

     

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