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Taliban bomb rips through Afghan army convoy, killing 13

Suicide bomber targets Afghan National Army convoy as it passes small market in Helmand

Kandahar: A Taliban suicide bomber killed at least 13 people in an attack on a convoy of Afghan soldiers in the restive southern province of Helmand late Sunday, an official said.

“A suicide bomber detonated an explosive-filled car as the Afghan National Army convoy passed a small market in Nawa District of Helmand,” Omar Zwak, a spokesman for the provincial governor, told AFP.

He added that civilians and forces personnel were among the dead.