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10 Dead in Suicide Attack in Afghan Capital


In Afghanistan, a suicide bomber dressed in a military uniform has blown himself up outside an army training center in Kabul killing 10 people, including himself, and wounding at least 28 others.

An Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman, Mohammed Zaher Azimi, said the blast came as officers and soldiers were leaving the training center at the end of the day and were waiting for buses to take them home.

A purported Taleban spokesman, Abdul Latif Hakimi, claimed responsibility for the deadly attack. He identified the bomber as Kabul resident Sardar Mohammad.

President Hamid Karzai condemned the attack in "the strongest terms" and ordered an immediate investigation.

Also Wednesday, three people were killed and at least four others wounded in a landmine blast in Kunar province bordering Pakistan.

Some information for this report provided by Reuters, AP and AFP.