Eight killed in Afghan attack

December 4, 2006 6:30am CST
KANDAHAR, Dec 3: At least eight people were killed in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Sunday in a suicide car bombing against Nato troops and subsequent gunfire by soldiers, police and witnesses said. Three civilians died when the bomber struck a military convoy and five more were shot by troops afterwards, they said. Nato said three of its soldiers were wounded in the attack for which the Taliban claimed responsibility.
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