Bombs Strike Afghan Candidate Convoy

June 6, 2014 9:59 AM

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Two blasts struck the convoy of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah as it left a campaign event at a wedding hall in the capital Kabul on Friday, killing four civilians but leaving the candidate himself unharmed, the Interior Ministry said.

Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said a suicide bomber had struck the convoy followed by a roadside bomb, killing four civilians, with the toll likely to rise. He said no one from Abdullah's entourage was killed.

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