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Suicide bombing kills 6 near Afghanistan bank

By David Simpson, for CNN
August 31, 2013 -- Updated 0922 GMT (1722 HKT)
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Bombing in Kandahar province injures 20
  • Most casualties were civilian bank customers

(CNN) -- Six people died Saturday in a suicide bomb attack in front of a bank in southern Afghanistan, the Kandahar provincial governor's office said.

A government statement said 20 people were injured. Most of the casualties were civilian customers of Kabul Bank in the city of Kandahar, the statement said.

Masoud Popalzai contributed to this report.

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