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Published: Tuesday March 18, 2014 MYT 2:00:02 PM
Updated: Tuesday March 18, 2014 MYT 2:01:08 PM

Suicide bomber kills 15 in northern Afghan market - governor

KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed 15 people and wounded at least 28 in an attack on a busy marketplace in Afghanistan's northern province of Faryab on Tuesday, the provincial governor said.

"It was a bazaar day and everybody was busy buying or selling when the bomber detonated his explosives," Faryab governor Mohammadullah Batash told Reuters.

"The target is still unclear," he said.

(Reporting by Mirwais Harooni in Kabul and Bashir Ansari in Mazar-e-Sharif; Writing by Jessica Donati; Editing by Michael Perry and Paul Tait)


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