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Blast Kills 3 near Indian Consulate in Afghanistan


Suicide bombers detonated an explosives-packed car near the Indian consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Saturday morning, officials said, killing at least three civilians.

“A car containing explosives hit a barrier near the consulate and detonated,” Ahmadzia Abdulzai, Nangarhar province spokesman, told AFP, saying that surrounding shops had been badly damaged in the blast. “Three civilians were killed and about 20 were wounded. There were three suicide bombers in the car.”

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