Updated: 05/01/2014 23:21 | By Agence France-Presse

Afghanistan says 13 dead in Taliban suicide car bomb

A Taliban suicide car bomb killed at least 13 people in Afghanistan on Thursday, including six policemen, officials said.


Afghanistan says 13 dead in Taliban suicide car bomb

A file picture taken on October 20, 2011 shows Afghan security personal standing guard at the entrance to Panjshir province, where 13 people were killed in a Taliban suicide car bomb - by Shah Marai

"Six police were killed, and seven civilians," Abdul Aziz Ghairat, police chief of Panjshir province, told AFP. "A number of other civilians and security forces were wounded."

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