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Deadly explosion hits Afghan city

At least three killed and 20 others injured in blast in Kandahar city's cattle market, local officials say.

Last Modified: 05 Aug 2013 07:43
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An explosion has taken place in a market in Afghanistan's Kandahar city, killing at least three people, local officials say.

At least 20 people were also injured in the blast, Javed Faisal, a spokesperson for the provincial governor, told Al Jazeera.

The explosives were fixed to a cart in the city's cattle market, Faisal said.

All those injured and killed were civilians, according to the government.

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