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BBC News: Mayor of Kandahar killed in suicide attack

July 27, 2011

The mayor of the volatile Afghan city of Kandahar, Ghulam Haidar Hameedi, has been killed in a suicide attack, officials say.

The attacker detonated explosives in his turban as the mayor made an address at the city hall, police said.

Continues at: bbc.co.uk – Mayor of Kandahar killed in suicide attack

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