Suicide Bombing Kills 4 in Southern Afghanistan

Posted January 3rd, 2012 at 5:40 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide bombing in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar has killed at least four children and a police officer.

Local Afghan officials say Tuesday's attack happened in southern Kandahar city when a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle detonated his explosives near an Afghan police checkpoint.

No one has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Also Tuesday, NATO said one of its service members was killed by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, though it provided no other details.