Official: Suicide attack on Afghan police convoy kills 37

June 30, 2016 2:03 PM

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Official: Suicide attack on Afghan police convoy kills 37

KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban militants launched a twin suicide attack on Thursday, targeting a convoy of buses carrying Afghan police cadets outside of the capital and killing 37 people, mostly policemen, and wounding 40, an Afghan official said.

The attack took place in Paghman district, some 20 kilometers (12 miles) west of Kabul, according to Mousa Rahmati, the district governor of Paghman.

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