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Blasts Kill 3 in Southern Afghanistan


Two bomb blasts in southern Afghanistan have killed at least three people.

Officials say at least two civilians were killed Monday in an explosion near the southern city of Kandahar.

Afghan Border and Tribal Affairs Minister Asadullah Khalid said he was nearby and was targeted in the attack, but authorities say there is no evidence the blast was aimed at Khalid.

At least 10 other people were wounded in the bombing.

In a second attack, a suicide bomber wearing an army uniform struck inside an Afghan army base in Kandahar city. Army officials say a guard, along with the attacker were killed. Two soldiers were wounded in the blast.

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