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Suicide Bomber Strikes Afghan Capital

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Afghan firefighters spray water at the site of a suicide attack targeting parliamentarian Gul Pacha Mujedi in Kabul, Afghanistan, March 29, 2015.

Afghan firefighters spray water at the site of a suicide attack targeting parliamentarian Gul Pacha Mujedi in Kabul, Afghanistan, March 29, 2015.

Officials in Afghanistan said a suicide blast killed at least three people and wounded eight others late Sunday in Kabul.

Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqi told VOA a child is among the dead and the victims are all civilians.

Eyewitnesses said people had gathered at the residence of an Afghan lawmaker, Gul Pacha Majidi, for a local dispute resolution when a suicide bomber walked in and detonated his explosives.

Sediqi said the lawmaker was slightly wounded in the explosion.

On Wednesday, a suicide car bombing in Kabul killed at least seven people and wounded more than 30 others.

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