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Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 13 in Afghan Province

Newspaper article International New York Times

Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 13 in Afghan Province

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The attack on Sunday apparently targeted the father of two prominent officials in the increasingly volatile province of Nangarhar.

A suicide bomber struck the home of an important tribal elder in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Sunday morning, killing at least 13 people, a government official said. It was the latest attack in the increasingly volatile province of Nangarhar.

The attacker, who at midafternoon had not yet been identified, targeted the home of Malik Usman Shinwari, the father of two prominent government officials, said Attaullah Khogeyanai, a spokesman for the Nangarhar provincial governor. Mr. Shinwari was injured in the attack, but his wounds did not appear to be life- threatening, according to people who were present. He was taken by helicopter to Kabul, the Afghan capital, for treatment. …

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