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Suicide attack on military bus kills five in Kabul

Published on Jul 2, 2014 12:47 PM

KABUL (AFP) - A suicide bomb in Kabul killed five military officers Wednesday in an attack on an air force bus, Afghan officials said, in the latest strike against the national security forces as US troops withdraw.

The Afghan capital has been relatively peaceful since the presidential election on June 14, though there have been street demonstrations as politicians are locked in a dispute over vote fraud.

"A suicide bomber targeted an ANA (Afghan National Army) bus this morning killing five ANA officers and wounding four in the west of Kabul," Sediq Sediqqi, spokesman for the interior ministry, told AFP.

"Five civilians were also wounded. It was an ANA airforce vehicle."

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