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40 killed in Kabul suicide attack

An Afghan official says that a suicide bomber has attacked a bus carrying trainee policemen, killing 40.

Published: 30th June 2016 02:40 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th June 2016 03:25 PM   |  A+A-

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Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan. An Afghan official said that a suicide bomber attacked a bus carrying trainee policemen. (AP)

By IANS

KABUL: At least 40 people were killed on Thursday when a suicide bomber attacked an Afghan police convoy outside capital Kabul, BBC reported.

Two bombs hit vehicles carrying cadets returning from a graduation ceremony on the city's western outskirts.

Paghman district Governor Haji Mohammad Musa Khan told the BBC that many more had been injured.

The bombing was claimed by the Taliban.

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