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Friday
Oct262012

In Afghanistan, Dozens Killed in Suicide Bombing

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(MAYMANA, Afghanistan) -- More than 40 people were killed and 50 injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up near a mosque in northern Afghanistan, local officials said Friday.

The bomber targeted worshippers who had gathered to pray at the Eid Gah mosque in Maymana, in Faryab province.

At least six children were among the dead, BBC News reported.

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