16 Dead in Afghanistan After Car Bomb Explodes as Team Tries to Defuse It


At least 16 people, including security personnel and bystanders, were killed on Tuesday as bomb disposal experts tried and failed to defuse explosives in a parked car in the southern city of Kandahar, Afghan officials said.

Daoud Ahmadi, a spokesman for the governor of Kandahar Province, said the car had been parked in an auto repair garage in the center of the city.

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Source: The New York Times